Mason, James Edward (Jim) age 56, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012 at his home. Veteran of U.S. Army. Jim coached girls basketball at Christenberry Recreation Center and was a 1975 graduate of Gibbs High School.
Preceded in death by mother, Anna Mason; father, Niel Mason.
Survivors: daughters, Kayla Lay of Knoxville, Megan Mason of Harriman; sons, Christopher Mason of Knoxville, Eric Mason of Manchester; he was PeePaw to Ava Elise Lay and Quinn Alexander Lay; sister and brother-in-law, Martha and Frank Beeler; several aunts and uncles.
Funeral service 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Chapel with Pastor Sean White officiating. Family and friends will meet 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary to go in procession to Greenwood Cemetery for a 1:00 p.m. graveside service and interment. Family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
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