2017-12-06 / Obituaries

Mary A. Rankin


Mary Ann Mason Rankin, 71, of Winchester, Va., died Sunday, December 3, 2017 at home.

Born October 14, 1946 in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Clarence “Bud” and Ethelyn Anna Lopp Mason.

She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church.

She graduated in 1964 from Berkeley Springs High School.

She worked for the Social Security Administration as a claims representative until her retirement.

She is survived by one daughter, Renee Williamson, Winchester; two sisters, Carol Fox and Kathy Burkhart, both of Berkeley Springs and six brothers, Sterling, Lewis, Kenneth and John Mason all of Berkeley Springs, David Mason, Millville, N.J. and Gary Mason, Hedgesville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Richard Douglas Rankin on May 5, 2014; one sister, Nancy Mason and one brother, Norman “Tator” Mason.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 7 at 1 p.m. at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 165 Pious Ridge Road, Berkeley Springs with Pastor Rick Vance officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.

Family will receive friends today, Wednesday, December 6 from 5-7 p.m. at Hunter- Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 36 S. Green Street, Berkeley Springs.

Memorial contributions can be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, #405, Winchester, VA 22601.

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