Mason, Joyce Ann (Clark), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Age 73 years. The daughter of the late Ferdinand and Esther (Hill) Cox, Joyce Ann was born October 15, 1937 in Bay City, Michigan. She was formerly married to Earl Clark who predeceased her. Joyce Ann then married Chester Mason who also predeceased her. She was a member of the Washington Society where she worked the Bingo. Joyce Ann was employed as a cook at the Saginaw Valley Downs (Saginaw Harness Raceway) for 15 years. She was an avid bingo player. Most of all, Joyce loved being with her grandchildren. Surviving are three sons, two daughters, Duane and Debbie Cox, Brant; Tim Clark, Grand Rapids; Kim and Mark Knowles, Merrill; Judy Mackiewicz, Saginaw; Rick Clark, Knoxville, Tennessee; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Richard and Patty Cox, Francis and Cathy Cox, Betty Jean Hatfield; many nieces and nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by a brother, Ron Cox. Funeral service will take place on Friday, April 22, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Ted Doolittle will officiate with interment in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the wishes of the family.