Mary Masters

Saturday, August 31, 2002

Mary G. Masters, 99, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born Aug. 22, 1903, at Jackson, Mo., daughter of Milton W. and Margaret Campbell Gholson. She and Ernest P. Masters were married June 4, 1927, at Jackson. He died April 16, 1984.

Mary attended Southeast Missouri State University. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church more than 70 years, Southeast University Copper Dome Society, Order of Eastern Star, Wednesday Club, and charter member of River Hills Garden Club.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Frank M. and Betty I. Masters of Jefferson City, Mo.; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Alice and William E. Carrell of Anderson, Ind.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; and a great-great-stepgrandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Ernest Ray Masters, who died April 14, 1999.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The Revs. Paul Kabo Jr. and Franc Guthrie will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church Building Fund.