Ethel Sue Watson Mason, 74, of Walnut Ridge, died Sept. 12, 2020, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Born April 14, 1946, in Strawberry, she was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Davis Watson. Sue was a homemaker and did factory work, retiring at SKIL in Walnut Ridge. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Walnut Ridge and enjoyed spending time with her grand and great-grandchildren.

Sue is preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Bula Cooper, Imogene Simmons and Barbara Conyers; and one brother, William Tibbles Watson.

Survivors include her two sons, Stanley (Judy) Mason of Eudora, Kan., and Scott (Shree) Mason of Judsonia; seven grandchildren, Holly, Troy, Josh, Jennifer, Pamalla, Kelly and Kevin; five great-grandchildren, Isabel, Abby, Sawyer, Kaydence and Samuel; three sisters, Jaunita Stalnaker of Baldwin, Mo., Opalean Mullens of St. Peters, Mo., and Emma Rice of St. Peters, Mo.; and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside service is today, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at Ward Cemetery in Strawberry with Bro. Jake Geunrich officiating.

Pallbearers will be her family and friends.

Visitation is today from noon until 1:30 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home in Hoxie.

An online guestbook is available at

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