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Lawson Lee Mason

February 26, 1941 — December 3, 2023

West Monroe

Lawson Lee Mason

Lawson Lee Mason, a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2023, in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was born on February 26, 1941, in Goosecreek, Texas. Lawson's spirit touched the lives of those around, and his memory will forever be cherished.

Lawson led a fulfilling career as a land surveyor. His dedication to his work and attention to detail earned him the respect of his colleagues and clients. Through his profession, he played an instrumental role in shaping the landscape of the areas he surveyed.

Outside of work, Lawson had a passion for adventure. He enjoyed traveling to 48 states, exploring new places with his beloved wife, Mary Ann Jones Mason by his side. They spent countless hours camping and fishing together, he loved to go hunting and fishing. He was always searching for the perfect spot where they could relish nature's beauty. His adventurous spirit inspired those around him to embrace life's journeys with enthusiasm and an open heart.

However, it was Lawson's unwavering love for his family that truly defined him. He adored his wife, Mary Ann and shared an unbreakable bond with her for an incredible 62 years. Their marriage was a testament to their profound commitment and deep love for one another.

Lawson was also a devoted father to his son, Jeff Mason and daughter, Paula Towns and her husband, Buddy. He nurtured their dreams and instilled in them the values of love, resilience, and hard work. As a grandfather to Cristin Barrios and her husband, Brent, Justin Calhoun, Drew Towns, Valerie Mason, Garret Towns and his wife, Carla, and Spencer Towns; great grandchildren, Ethan, Brice, Cohyn, Ava, and Roman. Lawson showered them with kindness and wisdom. His presence meant the world to each of them.

In addition to his immediate family members mentioned above, Lawson is preceded in death by his beloved wife of sixty-two years, Mary Ann Jones Mason; father, Elmer Lee Mason; mother, Mae Etta Adams Mason; brother, Melvin Mason and his wife, Ann, sisters Wanda Walling and her husband, Harold, and Donnie Easley and her husband, Wade. Their bond was unbreakable, and Lawson cherished every moment spent with his loved ones.

As we mourn the loss of Lawson Lee Mason, let us also celebrate the beautiful memories he has left behind. His kindness, generosity, and unwavering love will be remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Visitation services will be held on December 7, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, Louisiana. The Graveside Service will take place on December 8, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Evergreen Cemetery Road in Percilla, Texas.

Lawson's spirit will continue to live on through the stories and memories shared by those who had the pleasure of knowing him.

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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Graveside Service

Friday, December 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Friday, December 8, 2023

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