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Velma Perry Mason

October 17, 1924November 20, 2020

Velma P. Mason, 96, a believer and follower of Jesus Christ, died on Friday, November 20, 2020 in a local assisted living facility. While principally a homemaker, she earlier served as a claims supervisor at Provident Insurance (UNUM) and as a bookkeeper for the Ben L. Mason Construction Company. She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church where she worked with Mission to the World in Romania, France, and Mexico on short term construction teams. She also worked at TEEN missions in Merritt Island, Florida, caring for teenagers seeking short-term mission building opportunities. For many years she was a long time volunteer at Changed Lives. Her life was dedicated to serving God, her family and others. She was an encourager, adviser and comforter to many as she exemplified the hands and feet of Christ on earth. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Presley Perry Sr. and Ida Alafair Perry; brothers, Robert Perry Jr. and Charles Perry and sister Virginia Turner. Survivors are her son, Ben L. (Sue) Mason Jr.; grandsons, David (Megan) Mason, Jonathan (Chelsey) Mason and Cody Mason. Due to Covid-19, funeral services will be held only at the Chattanooga Memorial Park gravesite on November 24, 2020 at 2 PM. The Reverend John Queen will officiate. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Tubbs, Ashton Tubbs, Dennis Mason, Mike Lawson, DJ Hightshue and Steve Cullpepper . Music will be provided by Jimmy Hellmann. Our main concern is everyone’s safety in this season of Covid-19. If you feel that you must attend, please wear masks and maintain social distance. Be assured that we already feel your prayers and love, and encourage you to stay home particularly if you are at high-risk. Our desire is to not endanger your health or that of others. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Changed Live, Box 100, Chattanooga, TN. 37401 or World Missions, First Presbyterian Church, 554 McCallie Avenue, Chattanooga, Tn. 37402. Please share your memories and condolences with the family at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Hwy. 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

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Dallas Haden Gibbons

November 22, 2020

We thank the Lord for the privilege of knowing Velma Mason. Her gentle and loving spirit ... her love for her husband, Ben and for her family was something to behold!

Dallas Haden Gibbons

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