Teresa Colene Mason, 71, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, died March 18 at her residence.
She was a retired employee of A.O. Smith, member of Centertown Church of Christ, and daughter of the late Jim and Myrtle Opal Bogle Elrod. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and Sammy Elrod.
Mrs. Mason was married Dec. 27, 1963 to Thomas Patrick “Tom” Mason, who survives. She is also survived by children, Mark (Michelle) Mason of Rock Island; Dorothy Samantha Mason and Tommy (Lisa) Mason of McMinnville, and Dora Mae (Bo) Ramsey of Morrison; five grandchildren, Dillon Mason, Madison Mason, MaKenna Mason, J’Bo Ramsey and Samantha Ramsey; brother, Douglas Elrod of Rock Island and sister-in-law, Carolyn Elrod of McMinnville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday in High’s Chapel with Brandon Parsley and Doris Hughes to officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday until time of service at High’s. Memorials may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1710, New York, N.Y., 10122.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 19, 2014