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MASON, Odessa
MASON, Odessa Odessa Mason, age 83, passed away quietly at her Quartz Hill home on March 2, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 11, 2016, at Joshua Memorial Park and Mortuary with Reverend Paul Ferguson officiating. Additional viewing will be available from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on the day of the services. Odessa was born on October 30, 1932 in Cheyenne, Okla. to Cera Ridgway. She lived in Nara Visa, N.M., Modesto, Calif., moved to the Antelope Valley in 1948, and graduated from Antelope Valley High School in 1952. She met Lloyd Mason and the couple were married on October 8, 1960. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Lloyd Mason; two sisters, Virgie Miller of Yreka, Calif., and Ruby Kennedy of Meridian, Idaho; two daughters, Brenda Raulston of Palmdale, Calif., Meloni Haddy of Lancaster, Calif.; one son, William Wittenburg of Vancouver, Wash.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Her interest and hobbies included crocheting, painting, playing the piano, antique collecting, gardening, and was an avid reader. Lloyd and Odessa traveled extensively throughout the United States in their 5th wheel trailer. She loved to entertain others in her home and was very close to her family and friends.

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