Nedra Ann Hooks Mason, 82


Mrs. Nedra Ann Hooks Mason, 82, of Beech Island, SC, passed away Monday, May 22, 2023, at Piedmont Hospital in Augusta following an extended illness. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 25, at 12:30 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Sterling officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery in Swainsboro. The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Chapman Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Thomas Ingram, Bobby Mason, Chuck Mason, Ken Hooks, Ryan Kersey, and Brian Harris.

Mrs. Ann was born and raised in Lexsy. She grew up with her parents, Roy Hooks and Nettie Smith Hooks, along with her siblings. In 1960, Mrs. Ann married the love of her life, Jack Mason. They made their home in Augusta and had one son, Stuart Mason. They later built a home on the Savannah River and became residents of Beech Island, SC, where they owned and operated Mason’s Tree & Turf Farms, as well as Mrs. Ann working full-time as a dental hygienist. She later devoted herself full-time to the family business and enjoyed her time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Ann loved attending Curtis Baptist Church in Augusta where she made numerous lifelong friends. She also enjoyed attending The Happy 39ers Club at church. Mrs. Mason is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Lynelle Houston, Sara Mintz, Katherine Byers, and Jean Allen; and brother, Milton Hooks. 

Survivors include her husband, Jack Mason of Beech Island, SC; son, Stuart Lynn Mason (Kelly) of Beech Island, SC; sister, Patsy Hooks Kersey of Swainsboro; grandchildren, Jack Windsor and Morgan Mason of Beech Island, SC; longtime loyal friend and employee, Thomas Ingram (Speedy); several nieces, nephews and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Curtis Baptist Church 1348 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.