Patricia Ann “Pat” Mason

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Patricia Ann “Pat” Mason 86, of Monett, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in her home.

She was born Oct. 2, 1932, in Springfield, the daughter of Harold and Madeline (Hughes) Testerman. She was married to Carl Hancock in 1949, and together, they raised their four children on their farm on Flat Creek in Cassville. After 25 years of marriage to Carl, she moved to Monett where she lived for the remainder of her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Madeline Testerman; two brothers, Charles and Bill Testerman; one sister, Geri Testerman; her first husband and the father of her children Carl Hancock; her second husband, Joe Mason; her daughter-in-law, Verlane Hancock; and her first grandson, Scott Hancock.

Survivors include: three sons, Larry Hancock (Rose) of Monett, Darrel Hancock of Verona, and Billy Hancock (Valerie) of Verona; one daughter, Jan Riddle of Nixa; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, Aurora.