Barbara Sue Mason, daughter of the late George D. Trout and Oretha C. Gilpin Trout, was born on June 20, 1949, at Broseley and died in the St. Francis Medical Center at Cape Girardeau on Monday, June 2, 2003, at the age of 53. Mrs. Mason was a member of the Sugar Tree General Baptist Church of rural Bernie. She was a homemaker and a resident of Bernie. She was united in marriage to Jim Buck Mason on Dec. 25, 1966, at Broseley. Mr. Mason survives of the home in Bernie. Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Danny Mason of Bernie; one daughter, Tracy Parson of Bernie; one step-son, James Calvert of Covington, La.; three brothers, Dean Trout of Malden, Kenny Trout of Bernie, and Rick Trout of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Pat McCollough of Wappapello; and 13 grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 4, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Joe Ogelvie and Rev. David Gargas officiating. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.