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Denise Patton Mason

August 20, 1963 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 54)

Denise Patton Mason went peacefully to her heavenly home on August 1, 2018. She was 54 years old at the time of her passing. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Otharine Patton and brother Dearwood (Pumpkin) Patton. Denise was born and grew up  in Indianapolis, Indiana  and graduated from Shortridge High School in 1980. She moved to California in 1994, and in 2006 she met Cleveland Mason. They were united in holy matrimony on February 19, 2008, they enjoyed ten wonderful years that the Lord provided them as husband and wife. Denise was a mighty woman of God filled with the Holy Spirit, always praising and giving thanks to the Lord. She was at her best  when testifying to others about the many wonderful ways in which the Lord had touched her life and answered her prayers. She was an unselfish, loving, kind, compassionate person who touched and warmed the hearts of many. She always sought less for herself and more for
others. The theme of her life would be; love of God, love of family, love of friends, and love of strangers. She is a member of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Atwater. She leaves behind her loving and devoted husband, Cleveland Mason, and many other family and friends who mourn her loss, including the absolute love of her life,  the two grandchildren, Eric and Erineah Thrasher. Four children, Eric Thrasher Sr., Carla Thrasher, Brent Thrasher and Bryant Thrasher. Denise was  the youngest of her eight siblings, she is affectionately referred to by the others as “Peaches’ they include Eva Mae Wilson (Marion), Wartha Patton, Patricia Morris, Ruth Jan Rogers (Henry), Ruthie Jean Patton, Nadine Paton and John Patton Jr. Visitation will be on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 4-7pm at Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home located at 3050 Winton Way in Atwater. Denise’s Homegoing Celebration service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church located at 559 Broadway Ave in Atwater, CA. Pastor Phil Jenkins will be officiating the services. Burial will be at Winton District Cemetery in Winton.

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