Mason Dean Slone, 3, of Deweyville, son of Joshua and Shayna Slone, went to his heavenly home on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
Mason was born in Beaumont, Texas on May 19, 2011 to parents Lacey Shayna (Strickland) and Joshua Dean Slone. He was a cowboy; riding horses with his family, going fishing, working on the farm, playing with his brother and running after his chickens. Mason was a loving and sweet boy who will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
Mason was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Lee Roy Bickham , Kitty Bickham, Vernon Strickland and his aunt, Mory Dans.
Mason is survived by his parents, Joshua and Shayna Slone of Deweyville; brother, Jaxon Slone of Deweyville; grandparents, Shane and Leilani Strickland of Deweyville, Denise and Jerry Slone of Deweyville; great grandparents, Nita Peveto of Deweyville, Jay and Scharlene Rodrick of Deweyville, Jerry and Johnnie Slone of Deweyville, Tosca Narducci of Deweyville; aunts and uncles, Shaymus Strickland, Josh and Kayla Spell, Jeremiah Spell, Jillian Slone, Jeremy and Sarah Slone, Matthew Tompkins. Mason is also survived by his cousins, Tucker Slone, Kinley Spell, Amos Spell, Ryder Strickland, Jace Atchley and a very large extended family of people, who he call his aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 6 pm until 9 pm at First Baptist Church of Deweyville. A service to honor his life will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 2 pm at the church, with Rev. Damon Bickham officiating. A committal service will follow at Deweyville Cemetery in Deweyville.