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 Albert Arthur Mason

Albert Arthur Mason

Birth
Collinston, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 10 Dec 2012 (aged 99)
Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 101996786 · View Source
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Albert Arthur Mason
Cox Funeral Home
Bastrop, Louisiana

COLLINSTON, LA. Graveside funeral services for Mr. Albert Arthur Mason will be held 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Christ Church Cemetery with the Reverend Daniel Hawthorne officiating. Cox Funeral Home of Bastrop is in charge of arrangements.

Albert Arthur Mason was born November 10, 1913 in Collinston, Louisiana to the late Charles Bascum Mason and Elizabeth Faircloth Mason. He passed away December 10, 2012 at the St. Joseph's Assisted Living in Monroe, Louisiana.

Mr. Mason was the oldest living graduate of Collinston High School. He received his high school diploma in 1930 before attending Louisiana Tech and the United States Coast Guard Academy. During the Depression of the 1930's Mr. Mason worked for International Paper Company. In 1939 he accepted a job with Wm. Reily and Company in New Orleans and attended Tulane University at night. He earned his C.P.A. licensure in 1941 and practiced in New Orleans and Bastrop, Louisiana for the next fifty-three years. He was proud to be the oldest licensed C.P.A. in the State of Louisiana maintaining his license until his death.

Mr. Mason is preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Anna Manning Mason; his parents, Charles and Elizabeth Mason; a sister, Janice Elizabeth Mason; four brothers, Charles Bascum Mason, Jr., Aubrey Mullin Mason, Clarence Lecoq Mason, and Samuel Webster Mason; a granddaughter, Pamela Gayle Carman; three sons-in-law, Richard Clement Carman, Willis Wayne Walley, and Louis Joseph Ragusa.

He is survived by his six children, Elizabeth Mason Carman of Bluffton, South Carolina, Albert Arthur Mason, Jr. and his wife, Deborah Mason of Huntsville, Alabama, Kathleen Mason Walley of Cleveland, Mississippi, Nancy Mason Ragusa of Hammond, Louisiana, and Terry Manning Mason of Long Beach, California. Mr Mason is also survived by five grandchildren, Heather Alicia Carman, Brian Walley, Todd Walley, Nicole Ragusa, and Brett Ragusa; a niece, Jan Mason; and nephew, Charles Mason.

Serving as pallbearers will be family and friends.

For those who wish the family suggest memorials be made to either the Reily Memorial United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 123, Collinston, Louisiana 71229 or to Hospice Compassus, 2213 Justice St., Monroe, Louisiana 71201.


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  • Created by: Diane
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101996786
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Arthur Mason (10 Nov 1913–10 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101996786, citing Christ Church Cemetery, Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Diane (contributor 47600396) .