THE HILLERY AND MOLLIE
MASON FAMILY .


Buried at Sea

Buried at Sea Oh South Pacific Ocean,
Thy depth I do not know
But o'er a precious loved one
Thy blue waters ever flow.

However great thy depth may be
Our love goes deeper yet.
Though long we live upon this earth
We never shall forget.

He volunteered to go and fight,
Along with many others.
They bade goodbye to loved ones dear,
To fathers and to mothers.

Thousands died on foreign soil
And many died at sea,
That freedom's flag might ever wave
O'er the land of liberty.

In our hearts there's a silent prayer,
Now that the battle has been won,
May he not have died in vain
Our beloved brother and son.

The poem above was written by
Edith (Mason) Cawood
1 February 1918 - 3 March 1998
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NAVY AND MARINE MEDAL OF HONOR

In memory of my brother, Leonard Foster Mason, PFC US Marine Corps World War II who died July 23, 1944 during enemy action on Guam. He was awarded the Medal of Honor. USS Leonard F. Mason was commissioned in 1946. It was the rescue ship that picked up Neal Armstrong and David Scott when Gemini 8 splashed down in the Pacific Ocean.

Edith (Mason) Cawood 

Submitted by Kimberly Reed granddaughter of Edith (Mason) Cawood.




Hillery Mason
15 June 1894 - 16 February 1957


Mollie Mason           Leonard
     1897-1990            1920-1944


 Edith          Leonard         Edna
  1918-1998   1920-1944   1915-2004


Willard                Neal
1924-1966                         
The Mason's had three sons in the 
military service during World War II.
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Helen Mason
1938 - 1938



       Ora Lee    Hillery, Jr     Elizabeth
    1931-2003   1931-1931   1929-200?



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