Peggy Joyce Mason


Peggy Joyce Mason, age 71, of Ash Grove, Missouri, passed away at 5:18 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri.  She was born September 12, 1945 in Cairo, Illinois, the daughter of Joseph and Alvina (Erickson) Huffman.

Peggy was a 1963 graduate of Cairo High School in Cairo, Illinois and was a beautician.  On June 30, 1963, she married James Mason in Cairo, Illinois.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, James; three daughters, Debi Owens of Independence, Missouri, Sherry Newberry and her husband, James of Mt. Vernon and Terri Mason of Ash Grove; seven grandchildren, Kasey, Josh, Rachel, Jessica, Lora, Camryn and Jordan; six great-grandchildren, Hanna, Trenton, Ayden, Jonah, Emma and Devin; two brothers, Joe Huffman of Mascoutah, Illinois and Jimmy Huffman of Cairo, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, Joseph and Alvina, grandson Cory Landa, great-granddaughter, Oliva Lane and sister, Barbara Rice, preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with burial to follow at the Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.

  Funeral Service

10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St., Mt. Vernon, MO, 65712


Following Service at the

Mt. Vernon IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, MO.

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Kay Dunker Niestrath

I am so saddened to learn of Peggy's death. We grew up together, and I have many wonderful memories of our time together as good friends. Thoughts and prayers are with her family at this time of sorrow.

 Posted July 29, 2017 - 12:47pm
Keith & Patty Helton

Prayers for James, and the family. We are so saddened by this, she was a great lady! Love to all, Keith and Patty Helton

 Posted July 28, 2017 - 5:19pm

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