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Evelyn Hardy Mason

November 15, 1929 — August 28, 2022

South River

Evelyn Hardy Mason, 92, of South River, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House.

A graveside service will be held at 5 p.m., Friday, September 2, 2022, at Lukens Cemetery in South River.

Evelyn was born November 15, 1929, to Will and Annie Hardy, on Lukens’ where she lived for 13 years. She was a member of Edwards Chapel Free Will Baptist Church where she sang in the church choir. She was an excellent cook, and was well known for her beef stew, gravy, Christmas pies, and her biscuits. She enjoyed making outfits for the church Christmas Play.

Known as "Chan" to all who loved her, she is survived by her daughters, Paula Morris of Peletier and Judy Salter and husband Tommy of Atlantic; sons, Gene Mason and wife Abi and Clarence Wayne Mason and wife Rhonda all of South River; grandchildren, Jonathan Mason and wife Janie of Williston, Hollie Styron and husband Allen of Cedar Island, Mark Mason and wife Shennon of South River, Justin Mason and wife Melissa of Beaufort, Matthew Brown of Peletier, Ladd Morris of Morehead City, Thomas Russell Salter and wife Devan of Texas, Jordan Salter and wife Alicia of Morehead City, Mason Salter and girlfriend Jade Potter of Southport, Morgan Salter and fiancé Rebecca O’Rourke of Morehead City, Nicholas Mason and girlfriend Amberleigh Davis of South River, and Maddison Mason and boyfriend Tyler Hamilton of South River; great grandchildren, John Mason, Karmin Styron, Ashlyn Lewis, Marsha Sharp, Landon Sharp, Tyler Mason, Trey Brown, Noah Brown, Liam Salter, Wyatt Salter, Ellie Salter, Addison Carmean , Caroline Salter, Logan Salter, Ansleigh Mason, Adilynn Hamilton and Jack Mason; and great great grandchild, Hendrix Taylor.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Clarence Mason; sister, Mary Hardy Tosto; brothers, Billy Hardy and Jimmy Hardy; son-in-law, Mike Morris; and great granddaughter, Bailey Mason.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lukens Cemetery Fund, c/o Edwards Chapel, Attn: Bruce Hardy, 121 Hardy Lane, Beaufort, NC 28516.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City, NC.

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Graveside Service

Friday, September 2, 2022

Starts at 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lukens Cemetery

, NC 28516

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