Obituary: Mason Jerron Turpin

June 14, 1999 – August 21, 2020

Mason Jerron Turpin, 21, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born June 14, 1999, in Bedford, he was the son of John Earl and Angela Renee (Griffin) Turpin, Jr. of Mitchell.

Mason had been a military police officer in the U. S. Army.  He earned the rank of Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop No. 348, and played guitar and drums with the Praise Band at the Mitchell Wesleyan Church.  Mason attended the Bride of Christ Fellowship.

His infectious smile lit up a room.  He will be sadly missed by many.

Survivors include his parents, John and Angela Turpin of Mitchell; brother, Javan Turpin of Mitchell; special relative, Beth (Mike) Collins of Mitchell
grandparents, Andy (Debbie) Pemberton of Mitchell and Jeanette Turpin of Mitchell; great-grandfather James Pemberton of Mitchell and several aunts, uncles, and cousins

His grandfathers, John E. Turpin, Sr. and Ronald Griffin; and great grandmothers, Barbara Carter Clifton and Hazel Pemberton, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 27, at the Bride of Christ Fellowship with Brother Jerry Allen and Reverend Steve Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Lawrenceport Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Thursday at the church.

Chastain Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.