Mrs. Bernice Virginia Jones Mason (b. June 7, 1927), of 3129 Terminal Avenue, Richmond, Virginia, departed this life Saturday morning August 8, 2020 at 4231 Ferguson Lane, Richmond, Virginia. A native of Church Road in South Chesterfield, Virginia and a member of Union Grove Baptist Church in South Chesterfield, Virginia. She attended Chesterfield County Schools and in 1945 graduated from Virginia State University. In the 1960’s she received her master’s degree from Teachers College Columbia University. August 4, 1950, she married the late William Thomas Mason of South Chesterfield, Virginia. In 1992 she retired from 30 years as a teacher and librarian with Richmond Public Schools. She was the last surviving child of Joseph Jones and Susie Lewis Jones.
Mrs. Mason is survived by her daughter, Marion Mason Ivey (804-349-8802); two grandchildren, Monica Mason Ivey, William Jaymes Ivey; and several nieces, nephew, and cousins.
The family invites you to attend her memorial service on Sunday, August 16, 11am at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. N. Chesterfield, Va. 23237.
- Date & Time: Aug 16, 2020 (11:00 AM - no time)
- Venue: Morrisett Funeral and Cremation Service
- Location: 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. N. Chesterfield, VA 23234
- Phone Number: (804) 275-7828