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Velma Jean Mason

    Velma Jean Mason, 68, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. 
    Velma was born to the parents of Essie M. and Raymond G. Hawkins on January 31, 1951 in Lamesa, Texas. Velma married her husband of 50 years, Jerry Lee Mason, on July 8, 1968. To this union four children were born. 
    Velma attended Blackshear and Lamesa High School. She worked for Lamesa ISD transportation department, Home Health and the DeFee’s. Velma attended Johnson Memorial in Lamesa, Texas. 
    Velma was preceeded in death by her parents Essie and Raymond Hawkins, brother, Johnny B. Hawkins and a sister Emma Lee Hawkins. 
    She leaves to cherish her precious memories, her husband, Jerry L. Mason; three sons, Chris Mason, Jerry (Bobo) Mason, and Cedric Mason; one daughter, Monique (Mason) Hereford; 15 grandchildren; one great granddaughter; one brother, Euel Ray Hawkins; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 
    Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11 a.m. at CWJC Building. Interment followed at Dawson County Cemetery under the direction of Griffin Mortuary.

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