Our Staff


Mr. Henry E. Mason

Mr. Henry E. Mason

Founder, Owner & Operator- Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer (GA & AL)

Henry Mason, along with his wife Peggy, founded Mason Funeral Home in July of 1999.

He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in both Georgia and Alabama, and he is a veteran of the United States Army having served in Vietnam. Henry and Peggy have 1 daughter and 2 granddaughters.


Telephone: 1-706-857-2211

Email: masonfuneralhome@aol.com


Mrs. Peggy Mason

Mrs. Peggy Mason

Owner & Office Manager

Peggy Mason, along with her husband, Henry, founded Mason Funeral Home in July of 1999.

Peggy and Henry have 1 daughter and 2 granddaughters.

Telephone: 1-706-857-2211

Email: masonfuneralhome@aol.com


Mr. Joseph Swords

Mr. Joseph Swords

Manager - Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer (GA & AL)

Joseph began working with our funeral home on a part-time basis in March of 2004 while working full time for the Georgia State Patrol, Department of Public Safety. He joined our full-time staff in May of 2013. Joseph is a 2000 honor graduate of Chattooga High School and studied at Jacksonville State University and Georgia Highlands College.

He is a 2014 Cum Laude graduate of Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama, holding an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Funeral Service Education. He is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in both Georgia and Alabama. He is a member of the Sigma Phi Sigma Mortuary Science Fraternity as well as the National Funeral Directors Association. He is also a member of Lyerly Lodge # 338, F&AM. 

Joseph is married to the former Jenna Brazier of Cedartown and they reside in Summerville.  They are the proud parents of their daughter, Adelynn, and have a four-legged "child" named Sadie.


Telephone: 1-706-857-2211

Email: gsp635@yahoo.com


Mr. Jeremy A. McElhaney

Mr. Jeremy A. McElhaney

Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer & Preneed Counselor

Jeremy is an apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer, Pre-need Counselor, GA insurance agent and certified crematory operator. He is also a licensed Emergency Medical Technician in both Tennessee and Georgia, and a former firefighter, having served our local area. He holds a degree in business management. Jeremy has worked in the funeral industry for several years serving the North Georgia and Chattanooga areas.

He is the former member of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce, board member of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, and is active serving his community through various organizations.He has served as music director at several churches and is a fan of Southern Gospel Music.

Jeremy, his wife Amber, and their 4 children make their home in Rock Spring, Georgia and are active members of Grace Baptist Tabernacle.


Telephone: 1-706-857-2211

Email: jermac88@yahoo.com


Mr. Joseph A. Marler

Mr. Joseph A. Marler

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer (GA & TN) & Preneed Counselor

Joseph is the newest member of the Mason Funeral Home team. He is a native of Spring City, TN and is proud to now call Chattooga County his home. He brings to us over 27 years of experience serving families in the funeral industry. He and his wife Sarah (who is also a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer) make their home in Summerville.

Telephone: 1-706-857-2211

Email: masonfuneralhome@aol.com


Mr. Bobby Nixon

Mr. Bobby Nixon

Funeral Assistant

Bobby is a native of Chattooga County and is retired from Mohawk Industries in Lyerly.


He assists us on a part-time basis and is often the first to respond to accept a loved one into our care.

He and his wife Sheila have three sons and reside in Summerville.


Rev. Kevin J. Norton

Rev. Kevin J. Norton

Funeral Assistant/Chaplain

Rev. Kevin Norton is the pastor of Mountain View Baptist Church in Trion, GA. He assists us on a part-time basis and is often the first to respond to accept a loved one into our care.

He resides in the Mountain View Community and has one son, Zack Norton.


Rev. Steve Burns

Rev. Steve Burns

Funeral Assistant/Chaplain

Steve is the Senior Pastor of Resaca Assembly of God.

He assists us on a part-time basis and is often the first to respond to accept a loved one into our care.


He and his wife Kathy have 1 child and they make their home in Trion.


Mr. Greg 'Hawk' Hawkins

Mr. Greg "Hawk" Hawkins

Funeral Assistant

Greg is assists us on a part-time basis with funeral services and visitations..

He works full-time as a licensed paramedic and captain at Redmond EMS serving the citizens of Chattooga County.

Greg has 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren. He resides in Menlo.


Mr. Larry 'Coffee' Anthony

Mr. Larry "Coffee" Anthony

Funeral Assistant



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