Dec. 17, 1905 Bentonville Benton County Arkansas, USA
June Lafayette Mason was born to Monroe O'Brien and Melissa Delight Taylor Mason and was the 5th of ten children born to that union. June L. married Ella Young and they had one child, Ruric Coin Mason. According the obituary in the Bentonville paper this was a death which shocked our entire city occurred on Sunday morning about 8:30 a.m. It was reported that June had died suddenly at his home in the north part of town. Mr. Mason was preparing to go to his brothers home to spend the day and left the house to harness the horse and hitch it to the buggy. It must have been an instantaneous death resulted from heart failure. He was 34 years old at the time of his death.