Jerry Louis Mason

Jerry Louis Mason, 53, of Heidelberg, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at his residence.

The funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Heidelberg. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Rev. George Ducksworth will officiate. Visitation will be Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Mason was preceded in death by his brother Douglas Mason; sister Demetrice Bounds Biaz; maternal grandparents Roland and Bertha Bounds; and paternal grandparents Horace and Velma Mason.

He is survived by his parents Hardy L. and Lula Mason of Heidelberg; son Dexter McKenzie of Manhattan, Kan.; two daughters, Jessica McKenzie of Laurel and Chiquita McKenzie of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; two brothers, Luther Bounds Jr. of Chicago and Shone Bounds Sr. of Madison; six sisters, Patricia (Robert) Martin, Hardy M. (Henry) Sansom, Vernesa Campbell and Katana Bounds, all of Laurel, and Dorothy (Ricky) Dase and Glenda Payne, all of Heidelberg; special uncle Luther Bounds Sr. of Heidelberg; seven grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.

Brown Mortuary Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.