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Mary Ann Mason

Monday, January 4, 2010

Mary Ann Mason, 67, of Monett, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 2 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo.

She was born on Sept. 22, 1942, in Trenton, Mo. to Howard and Mary (Bailey) Laffoon. She was united in marriage to Ron Mason in March, 1978. He preceded her in death in Jan., 2006.

Mary Ann had worked as a teacher and was a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Monett and played in their bell choir.

Mary Ann is survived by one son: Aaron and his wife, Angela Johnson, of Monett; one daughter: Molly Johnson, of Des Moines, Iowa; their father: Ray Johnson, of Monett; two step-sons: Jon Mason of Fairfield, Iowa and Scott Mason, of Kansas City, Mo.: one step-daughter: Lorie Baker of Ottumwa, Iowa; one brother: John Laffoon, of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren: Cameron and Kaia Johnson, of Monett; and four step-grandchildren and one niece: Katherine Feldman and family, of San Antonio, Texas.

Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents, infant triplets, and her husband.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 4, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at First United Methodist Church, in Monett, with Rev. Clif Crockett officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery in Trenton, Mo.

Memorial donations can be made to First United Methodist Church, of Monett.

On line condolences can be made at www.bennettwormington.com.

Arrangements are under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett, Mo.

PAID OBITUARY

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