Obituary of Janice Laprade Mason
Janice Lee Laprade Mason, 81, of Madison Heights, VA, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2022, at her home after an extended illness.
Born May 17, 1941, in Roanoke, VA, she was a daughter of the late Hedric Swanson and Georgia Edyth Kegley La Prade. She originally worked with the Old Time Gospel Hour in Lynchburg and later retired as owner of the Postal Expert Team in TN. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed traveling, watching tv and especially spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, William Ashby “Bill” Mason, Jr. and his wife, Lori, of Madison Heights; her daughter, Kimberly Renae “Kim” Wiley, also of Madison Heights; two sisters, Carol Ann Wilson of PA and Vicky Giangualano of Forest, VA; one brother, John Thomas La Prade and his wife, Janet, of Forest, VA; two grandchildren, John Sigmon and Lauren Mason Butler and her husband, B.J. ; two step-grandchildren, Tricia Tyree and Jeremy Ware; four great-grandchildren, Elizabeth “Ellie” Sigmon, Kyleigh Butler, Ashby Butler, Mason Butler; four step great –grandchildren, Jaycie Tyree, Jaxton Tyree, Brianna Ware , Isaiah Ware, and Zander Simpson. She was preceded in death by one step-granddaughter, Brittni Starr Coffey.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 7, 2023, at Inglewood Baptist Church with the Rev. Dan G. Mason officiating. Diuguid Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722, is assisting the family. On-line condolences may be made at www.diuguidfuneralservice.co
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