Mrs. Sue Boggs Mason, 97, beloved wife of the late Norman Fletcher Mason, Jr. for nearly 75 years and a native of Finney’s Wharf in Onancock, VA, passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock. Born May 14, 1923 at the family home in Finney’s Wharf, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Littleton Boggs and Annie Sue Reaston Boggs.
Sue graduated from Onancock High School and attended Mary Washington College, later transferring to Madison College where she received her bachelor's degree in education in 1944. Following college, Sue briefly worked as a dietician at Peninsula General Hospital in Salisbury, MD and then spent the next two decades working as a home economics teacher for Accomack County Public Schools.
The sheer definition of a Christian woman, Sue proudly gave her life in service to the Lord. She was a lifelong member of Grace United Methodist Church in Parksley, VA and regularly attended services at Market Street United Methodist Church in Onancock. She was a devoted wife and loving mother, who lived a life of selfless dedication to her faith, family, and friends.
She is survived by her son, David F. Mason of Onancock; brother, Edward Boggs and his wife, Marianne, of Minnesota; two step-granddaughters, Rebecca S. Bresee and Christian S. Parks, and their families; as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Sara Beth Mason; sisters, Sara Nervilla Boggs and Edna Boggs Daley; brother Ralph Thomas Boggs; infant brother, Joseph Littleton Boggs; and daughter-in-law, Millie Mason.
Sue will be laid to rest with her husband and daughter at the Onancock Cemetery on her 98th birthday, Friday, May 14, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Mr. George Fulk will officiate.
Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 156, Parksley, VA 23421, Onancock Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 28, Onancock, VA 23417, or to Market Street United Methodist Church, 75 Market Street, Onancock, VA 23417.
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Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.
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Grace United Methodist Church
PO Box 156, Parksley VA 23421
Onancock Volunteer Fire Department
P.O. Box 28, Onancock VA 23417
Market Street United Methodist Church
75 Market St., Onancock VA 23417