Mason Blane Barker, 11, of Traphill passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Scenic Memorial Gardens Chapel, with Pastor Travis Brown officiating. Mason’s viewing was Monday, May 18, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mason was born Oct. 1, 2008, in Opelika, Ala., to Anthony Dale Barker and Alicia Ann Williams. He was in the fourth grade at Traphill Elementary School.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Alicia Bauguess.

He is survived by his grandmother, Dora Mae Williams of Traphill; his great-grandmother, Mary Shumate of Hays; one aunt, Denise Williams; two uncles, Jimmy and Glen Williams and wife, Cassandra, of Hays; Kimberly Rivera, a special family friend; and Mason’s best friend, Cristian Martinez.

Flowers will be accepted.  

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