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MASTERS, Zada Lee Zada Lee Masters was born in Bicknell, Indiana on March 26, 1926 to Henry and Georgia Frazier. She was the fourth of seven children. Graduating early from Bicknell High School she moved to Pontiac, Michigan where she met and married Sam Masters in September, 1948. The following year the couple moved to Indio, Calif., where their three daughters were born. The family moved to Lancaster in 1958 where Zada resided until her passing. For 24 years she worked as a commercial teller at Bank of America on the boulevard. Zada loved her customers and coworkers and wasextremely proud of her career; she was loved by all.After retiring, she volunteered for a few years at Antelope Valley Hospital. Zada returned to banking with a part time position at AV Bank. Retiring again, Zada spent the next 20 years volunteering at the Senior Center assisting with lunch meals. Providing joy and sunshine to the lives of others, Zada gave a lifetime of service. She taught Sunday School at First Baptist Church, and served beside her husband at the Methodist soup kitchen. She was involved in Job's Daughters, and handled ticket sales at the AV Fair. She loved family camping at the beach where she collected seashells. Always sewing and baking, Zada found her greatest joy in family. One month shy of 90, Zada passed peacefully to meet her Lord on February 27, 2016. Preceeded in death by her beloved husband, Sam, Zada leaves behind three daughters, Lynn (Ali) Shahnazi, Leanne (Victor) Albers, and Nancy Masters, her four grandchildren, Patrick Grube, Katrina (Erich) Schickenberg, Luke Thompson and Lindsay (Mike) Ring, and her four great grandchildren, Emerson Grube, Alder Schickenberg, Madison and Ryker Ring. A Celebration of Zada's Life will be held at the Lancaster United Methodist Church at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016. The family requests donations be made to Grace Resources.

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