June 4, 2013

Dora J. Mason, 92, passed away Monday, June 03, 2013, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home in Lima, Ohio.

Dora was born on July 26, 1920, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, to Henry Jones, Sr. and Susie Johns Jones.

Dora married Donald “Don” Mason on November 24, 1940. He preceded her in death on November 30, 2006. She was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church. She was very active in the life of the church. She had been a Sunday school teacher for 50 years and also been a member of the church choir.

She was preceded in death by: a granddaughter, Melissa Mason; five brothers, Ted Jones, Bud Jones, Henry Jones, Jr., Bobby Jones, Paul Jones; two sisters, Martha Marcum, and Hattie Ellison.

She is survived by: a daughter, Donna (Nick) Thedieck, of Lima, OH; a son, Michael (Ginger) Mason, of Frankfort, KY; six grandchildren , Michael Daren Mason, Myndi Mayer, Christopher Mason, Nicole Sayers, Trevor Thedieck, and Tia Sherrick, Eleven great grandchildren: a brother - Rev. Raymond (Lucy) Jones; and a sister, Thelma Fifer.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, at the Jones Cemetery in Middlesboro.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, at the Creech Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lighthouse Baptist Church-Grand Ave. in Lima, Ohio Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com

Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, in charge of all arrangements.