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- Published on 08 December 2010
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Funeral services for Kenneth Cason, age 81 of Mount Vernon, were at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon. Burial was in the Mount Vernon City Cemetery with Rev. Pepper Puryear and Rev. Zach Tunnell officiating.
Mr. Cason was born July 19, 1929 in Omaha, Tex., to Lem Cason and Mattie B. Barruth Cason. He was married to Betty Adams Cason. He was a member of the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department for 39 years.
He died Saturday, Dec. 4 in Mount Vernon.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Cason of Mount Vernon; his son, Harold Cason of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Cindy Smith of Mount Vernon and Jan Lawrence of Mount Vernon; a brother, William Cason of Winnsboro; a sister, Nancy Johnson of Irving; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Eric Layton, Josh Tucker, Tim Nixon, Howy Ezell, Jasper Scott, and J. R. Duckworth. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Jack Henry Sunday School Class.