Damon Jamin MasonNovember 20, 2001 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 16)
A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Mr. Damon Jamin Mason, 16 of Decatur, AL,. on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at Macedonia C.P. Church in America, with Pastor John Sanchious, officiating and Interment in Decatur City Cemetery. Public Viewing will be Thursday, 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Master Damon Jamin Mason was born November 20, 2001 at Decatur General Hospital into the care of Mr. James and Sonya Mason. Damon confessed his life to Christ at an early age at Now Faith Church under the leadership of the late Pastor Odessa Sanchious. Damon was a faithful member until his passing.
Master Damon was very educated in his own right. His educational field was with various schools fin Decatur City. Most people remember Damon as a special needs child, while others remember him simply as a child. To most individuals Damon couldn’t and wouldn’t do a lot of things, but to his parents, siblings and church family, Damon had a lot of capabilities that others didn’t see. Damon had a drive inside that he didn’t let stop him from doing various things that he wasn’t supposed to do. During his early childhood, the doctor said that he wouldn’t walk. He did that and more…this is our special child because he was special to us.
Damon departed his life on December 2, 2017 at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, AL around noon.
Damon was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. Abraham and Mamie Johnson, Mr. Jimmie D. Staten; a brother, Mr. Keondo Lanier.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his parents, Mr. James and Sonya Mason of Decatur, AL; 15 sisters, Shaneda Mason, Kristen Hughes (Michael), Maliya Mason, Carlissa Howard, Aaliyah Calvary, Tamia Kidd, Keundra Bryant, Amy Mendoza, Jennifer Mendoza, Amy Allen, Starshekia Lyle, Caraveca Lanier, Star Lanier, Lanessa Staten and Myra Lanier; eight brothers, Jamieon Mason, Michael Staten, Jr., Tony Bennett, Allen Mendoza, James Mason, Jr., J.T. Mason, Braylon Carham and Jaxon Mason ; loving grandparents, Mr. Robert and Dora Key of Decatur, AL; uncles, Sammy Johnson (Victoria), Abraham Johnson (Pattie), David Johnson (Anita), Curtis Johnson, James Johnson (Constance), Jimmy Staten (Paula), Stacy Staten, Timmy Staten (Melissa) and Michael Staten (Tammy); aunts, Rosie Orr (Johnny), Linda Cosby (Reggie), Tammy Staten (Michael), Cathy Nichols (Mario), Era Jones (Roger), Taricea Goldsmith, Candi Staten and Loreen Mason; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Damon was an avid music listener. It didn’t really matter if it was Gospel, country, R&B, or pop, as long as it had a good beat, he would rock to it and loved it.. He had two favorite songs and they are “I Look to You” by Whitney Houston and “This Means War”, by Charles Jenkins!!!
Pallbearers will be Michael Staten, Jr., Curtis Johnson, Donovan Wheeler, Doneal Johnson, Delyome Walton, Robert Key and Carl Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers will be uncles. Flower Girls will be, Meyah Miller, Karen Sanchious, Miya Bennett, Beverly Johnson, Sheri Johnson, Tiffany Braden, Cathy Nichols, Era Key and Pattie Johnson.