A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Reynolds Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, 1:00 p.m., with the Rev. John Mason, officiating and interment in the Decatur City Cemetery. Public viewing will be Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Earnest Mason was born in Courtland, Alabama on April 23, 1949 to Dora Shackelford and Jimmy Mason. He departed this life on May 21, 2019 at Decatur Morgan Hospital-Decatur Campus.
Earnest found Christ at an early age. He lived in Decatur, Alabama for many years. Earnest decided to relocate to Dayton, Ohio where he built a life for himself and his family working as a construction worker. After many years of living in Dayton, Ohio, Earnest decided to move back to his hometown, Decatur, Alabama where he remained until his departure. Earnest was well-respected in his community and was loved by many.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Jimmy Mason; his mother, Dora Shackelford Mason; and his wife, Ella Marie Mason
He leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Garrett Mason (Tonda), Ronnie Mason, Timatha Mason, Tracey Mason and Ernest Mason; his sister, Dora Mae Key, Mary Ellen Lucas, Clara Mae Mason, Aretha Foster; brother, Cleveland Mason; beloved niece, Diane Hullett; loyal friend, Bessie Sanders; and a host of grandchildren nieces and nephews.