Larry Dean Mason


Larry Dean Mason, 73, of Clayton, Ga. passed away on Feb. 25, 2020.

He was born Jan. 1, 1947 in Scaly Mountain, N.C. to the late Thurman Stover Mason and Ruby Miller Mason.  He attended Rabun Gap Nacoochee School and served in the Army. He was retired from the Toccoa Post Office and was a carpenter for many years, as well as working in his younger years in the airline and Airforce maintenance industry in South Carolina.

He was preceded in death by: his brothers Chester Mason, Carlton Mason, Lewis Mason, Kenneth Mason, Jerry Mason and Ricky Mason; and one sister, Christine Mason.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Jennifer McKinney Mason of Clayton, Ga.;  son, Marvin Mason (Susan) of Hoschton, Ga.; daughter, Suzanne Mason Davis (Jon) of Clayton, Ga.;  three grandchildren, Scott Mason (Andrea) of Winder, Ga.; Kayla Davis Sawyer (Will) of Clayton, Ga.; and Cara Mason of Hoschton, Ga.  He was also Papaw to three very loved great-grandchildren, Peyton and Kinley Sawyer and Lily Mason.

Larry is also survived by sisters Janice Matheson of Piedmont, S.C.; Jewell Holt (Donnie) of Mountain City, Ga.; Darlene Robinson of Rabun Gap, Ga.; and Linda Barwick (Mike) of Piedmont, S.C.

A graveside service was held Friday, Feb. 28,2020 following the visitation at Scaly Mountain Church of God Cemetery with Rev. Ray Conner.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, was in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at