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Carol Marie Mason

June 9, 1947 - May 28, 2024

Service Date June 3, 2024

A Celebration of Life will be held 3:00 P.M. Monday June 3, 2024, at Grandview Pavilion with Chaplin Greg Bennet officiating.

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Carol Marie Mason, who loved to be called Mom and Gran by her daughter and grandkids, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 28th at 3:30 A.M. with her daughter Cristin by her side. Carol was born in Knoxville, TN on June 9, 1947, to Kyle and Martha Crawford. She moved to Gary, IN when she was a young child with her parents. Her father worked in a steel mill and her mother was a homemaker. Carol graduated from Emerson High School in Indiana. She soon after married and a few years later was blessed with the gift of motherhood. Shortly after Carol and her small little family moved to Oxnard, CA. A few years later she returned to her roots with her mother and daughter and resided in Maryville, TN. Carol worked faithfully for CVS Pharmacy for approximately 25 years and retired in 2021. She always enjoyed doing crafts, gift giving, decorating, and spending time with her family. Carol had a strong work ethic and loved her family and friends dearly. Her greatest accomplishment was becoming a mother to Cristin and eventually becoming a grandmother to her amazing grandchildren Mason and Macy. In honoring Carol’s memory, let us carry forward her legacy of love and service. Let us live our lives in a way that would make her proud, embracing each day with joy and perseverance. And as she now rests in peace with our Lord and Savior knowing she was loved beyond measure and that her memory will live on for eternity. In lieu of flowers, Carol wanted to ensure the educational future of her grandchildren would be secure. Therefore, any donations can be sent to She was preceded in death by parents: Kyle and Martha Crawford of Knoxville, TN and Gary, IN, siblings: Kyle Crawford Jr. of Hobart, IN, half-sister: Betty Whitaker Miller of Maryville, TN, special aunts: Ruby Fox and Ethel Knoxx of Knoxville, TN, son-in-law: Christopher Shipman, nephew and wife: Sunny and Brenda Whitaker, and great nephew: Shawn Myers of Walland, TN. She is survived by her daughter: Cristin Mason Shipman, grandchildren: Mason and Macy Shipman of West Palm Beach, FL, niece: Sherry (Rick) Myers of Walland, TN, nephew: Jimmy (Karen) Whitaker of Maryville, TN, great nephew: Landon (Kathi) Whitaker, great niece: Michelle (Mutt) Massengale of Walland, TN, along with other nieces and nephews, special friends: Sherry Brooks, Alice Sauls, Maxine Montgomery, and Shawn Plemons. The family would like to say a special thank you to UT Hospice and LifeCare Center in Louisville, TN for the nurse’s care.