Mr. Ernest Monroe Mason, age 66 of Mt. Vernon, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003 in Anderson County, TN. He was born in Rockcastle County on Sep. 5, 1937 the son of George and Mary Isaacs Mason. He was a retired construction worker and a member of the Brush Creek Holiness Church.
He is survived by a son, Anthony Mason of Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Alicia Benge of Crab Orchard, Michelle York of Brodhead, and Pamela Sturgill of Mt. Vernon; his stepmother, Gladys Mason of Orlando; seven brothers, Bobby Mason of Covington, Frank Mason of Mt. Vernon, Jimmy Mason of Panama City, FL, and George Mason, Jr., Ronnie Mason, David Mason, and Paul Mason, all of Orlando; and three sisters, Dorothy Rader, Mary VanZant, and Karen Morgan, all of Orlando. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and the mother of his children, Isabelle "Cookie" Mason.