Mason Obituaries

Sonja K. Taylor

Sonja K. Taylor, 78, of Havana, passed away at Sunset Nursing Home in Canton at 3:12 p.m., on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was born January 17, 1941, in Lynchburg TWP, Mason County, Illinois to Albert and Martha (White) Ainsworth. She married Franklin Dwight Taylor on February 23, 1966. He preceded her in death on…

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Robert S. “Steve” Clark

Robert S. “Steve” Clark, 65, of Lewistown, passed away at 12:14 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Lewistown. He was born November 1, 1953 at Canton, the son of Russell and Pearl (Woods) Clark. Survivors include one brother, Jack (Peggy) Clark of Lewistown; one sister, Sheila (Marvin) Kimble of Lewistown; four nieces, Julie Hudspath, Tammi…

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Mildred Mae Lannery

Mildred Mae Lannery, age 96 of Ipava, passed away at 7 a.m. on Thursday, March 14 at the Clayberg Nursing Center in Cuba. She was born on December 4, 1922 in Astoria, the daughter of Edward and Cora (Danner) Parry. She married Eldon R. Lannery on January 29, 1938 in Palmyra, MO. He preceded her…

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Hazel M. Cox Nolle

Hazel M. Cox Nolle, 91, of White Hall formerly of Carrollton, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 7, 1927, in Hillview, the daughter of Herman and Nora Buchanan Walls, and raised by a very special uncle, Ernest “Boots” Walls. She married Wilber Cox,…

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Nelda E. Fate

Nelda E. Fate, 92 of 312 S. Broadway, Havana, died February 2, 2019 at Granddaughters home in St. Petersburg, Florida. Born Dec. 13, 1926 in Salem, Orewgon to John L. and Edith Hardin Eyman. Preceded her in death were her parents, one son Jerry William Fate of Alabama; two brothers John and Betty Eyman of…

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Carrie Louise Gregory

Carrie Louise Gregory, 97 of Washington, formerly of Havana, passed away at Morningside of Washington – Assisted Living, at 7:28 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. She was born January 29, 1922, in Havana to Charles Leonard and Clara May (Bernard) Powell. She married Wayne Gregory on July 17, 1938, in Havana. He preceded her…

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James Rayner Thomas

James Rayner Thomas, Sr., 85, of Havana, entered eternal peace at 3:45 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in his home, surrounded by his family. Jim was born in Lincoln on June 17, 1933, to Arthur R. and Mildred (Gilchrist) Thomas. He married Carolyn Ann Drigotas in August 1958 and later married Pamela Heil on…

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Thomas Lyle Tyler

Thomas Lyle Tyler, 68, of Bath passed away at 2:05 a.m. at his home on Monday, February 18, 2019. He was born on March 24, 1950 in Canton to Willis Loyal and Donna Jean Irene (Snyder) Tyler. He married Irene Padua on January 22, 1974. Thomas is survived by his wife, children: Jerry Tyler of…

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Richard L. Showalter

Richard L. Showalter, 84, of Easton, passed away at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield at 8:42 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019. He was born November 23, 1934 in Crane Creek Township, Mason Co. to Alpha and Helen (Wallace) Showalter Beckman. He married Patricia Murdock on December 4, 1960 at the First Baptist Church in…

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Kyle Warren Crabtree

Kyle Warren Crabtree, age 70, of Smith Mills, KY, passed away at 11:30 p.m. on Friday Feb.15, 2019 at home. He was a retired engineer. Survivors include his wife of 29 years Deborah Crabtree; daughters Heather Crabtree and Alisha Markee-Ala; Sons Philip Crabtree and Nathan Markee-Crabtree. There will be no service or burial per his…

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