Barbara A. Mason, 59, medical records clerk

July 22, 2004

Barbara A. Mason, a retired medical records clerk and former Pikesville resident, died of cardiac arrest Sunday at Henry Medical Center in Stockbridge, Ga. She was 59.

Born Barbara Ann Stratton in Baltimore and raised on Carey Street, she attended Baltimore public schools.

Until retiring last year on a medical disability, Mrs. Mason had worked for 28 years in medical records at University of Maryland Medical Center. She also had been a private-duty nurse caring for elderly patients.

Mrs. Mason enjoyed travel and collecting African-American figurines, which she displayed in a cabinet in her home.

She moved to Stockbridge in May to be near her daughter, Nona C. Mason.

No funeral will be held, at her request.

Survivors also include her father, Crawford Stratton Sr. of Baltimore; four brothers, Crawford Stratton Jr. of Dallas and Brian Stratton, Michael Stratton and Maurice Stratton, all of Baltimore; three sisters, Felicha Sinclair of Fayetteville, N.C., and Luvenia "Bean Bean" Stratton and Helen Graham, both of Baltimore; and a granddaughter..

FOR THE RECORD - Barbara Ann Mason: In an obituary published in Thursday's editions of The Sun, the name of a survivor was inadvertently omitted. Mrs. Mason is survivied by four sisters, Josephine Mance of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; Felicha Sinclair of Fayetteville, N.C.; Luvenia "Bean Bean" Stratton and Helen Graham, both of Baltimore.
The Sun regrets the omission.

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