Mary Louise Mason
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Mary Louise Mason
  • September 19, 1925 - January 17, 2018
  • Missouri

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Mary Louise Mason, 92, of Columbia, MO, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at The Boone Hospital in Columbia, MO.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Memorial Funeral Home with memorial service to follow at 2:00 pm. Inurnment will be in Nashville Baptist Cemetery near Ashland, MO.

Louise was born September 19, 1925 in Hartsburg, MO the daughter of Elmer and Dovie (Hazel) Grindstaff who preceded her in death. She was married on October 15, 1955 in Columbia, MO to William (Bill) Mason who preceded her in death on April 12, 1994. She worked for many years at Columbia Tribune as a receptionist. Bill and Louise sponsored several ball teams around the Columbia area while Bill held the position of VP at Mid-State Distribution in Columbia, MO. After Bill retired, they owned and operated Snelling & Snelling Employment Agency for several years.

Survivors include: one son, Keith Mason (Cheryl) of Lake Kiowa, TX; one sister, Eva Hopfer (Norbert), three grandchildren, Karen Johnson (Jason), Stephanie Mason and Michael Mason (Kendall) and two great grandchildren, Carson Johnson and Tyler Johnson. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Nashville Baptist Church, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 West, Columbia, MO 65203.