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Funeral services for Mr. Mason Joseph Vickers will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2013 in Mt. Hope Baptist Church, Oakdale with Reverend Kenny Blackwell officiating. Interment will follow in Buck Martin Cemetery, Pitkin under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Mr. Vickers, 87, of Oakdale, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Savoy Care Center, Mamou.
Mason was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He retired from CLECO and loved farming and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois Vickers; his second wife, Mildred Vickers; his parents, Robert and Alice Vickers; two brothers, Houston Vickers and Sam Vickers; one sister, Robbie Martin and one great grandchild, Kieleigh Lofton.
Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include five daughters - Allie "Boo" Bond and her husband, Robert of the Bond Community, Dorothy Gourdon and her husband, James of the Cypress Creek Community, Deleta McCluskey and her husband, Douglas of the Bond Community, Candy Cotton and her husband, Johnnie of Carlyss and Charlene Hudgens and her husband, Bruce of Oakdale; four brothers - Rudolph Vickers of Bridge City, Texas, Henry Vickers and his wife, Marie of Nederland, Texas, Huey Vickers and his wife, Dee of Tucson, Arizona and Reverend Nay Vickers and his wife, Irene of Carlyss; six sisters - Lois Johnson of Beaver Creek, Nonnie Lee Manuel of the Bond Community, Bonnie Darby of Oakdale, Margaret Mancil of Oakdale, Doris Gonzalas of Channelview, Texas and Monnie Sue LaFleur and her husband, Gerald of Eunice; eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Friends may call at Mt. Hope Baptist Church, Oakdale on Thursday, September 12, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. and on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until time of services at 2:00 p.m.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Vickers family by visiting www.rushfh.com
Published in The Town Talk on Sept. 13, 2013