Early Sunday morning, June 15, 2014, God called home one of his angels, Ms. Andrea M. Mason, affectionately known as "Pouchie," of South Chesterfield, Va., to eternal rest after a brief illness.
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Andrea was born Oct. 22, 1960. She was baptized at an early age at Union Grove Baptist Church. She was a 1979 graduate of Matoaca High School. She received her bachelor of science degree from Virginia State University and her master's degree from University of the District of Columbia. She was a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She was employed by the federal government.
Andrea was preceded in death by her father, Carlton Mason Sr.; maternal grandparents, Kermit and Corrine Powell; paternal grandparents, Austin and Lucy Cain; aunt, Vida Powell; and uncle, Alfred Mason Sr.
She leaves to cherish precious memories, a loving and devoted mother, Annie D. Mason of Chesterfield; brother, Carlton Mason Jr. of South Chesterfield; nephew, Tquwan Reed of South Chesterfield; a great-nephew, Nathan Jones; great-niece, Victoria Jones of Ettrick; five aunts, Velois Evans (James) of Chesterfield, Irma Jones of DeWitt, Carolyn Jordan (Sherman) of Dinwiddie, Sandra Mason and Arlene Moore, both of Chesterfield; and a host of cousins and friends.
Service for Ms. Andrea M. "Pouchie" Mason will be held 3 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at Union Grove Baptist Church, 19111 Church Road, South Chesterfield, Va.; Rev. Wanda Wallace, eulogist, and the Rev. Douglas Harris officiating. Interment will be held at the Mason Family Cemetery.
Wake service from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, at the funeral establishment.
The family will receive friends at 20422 Church Road, South Chesterfield, Va., and may be contacted by calling 804-590-9603.
Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Ms. Mason at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from June 16 to June 18, 2014