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August 11, 1954  –  March 14, 2023

On Tuesday, March 14, 2023, Debra T. Mason 68, passed away suddenly at the Chippenham Hospital. She was a native of Petersburg, born on August 11, 1954, to Willie L. and Florence T. Mason.

Debra graduated from Petersburg High School Class of 1972. She also received her associate degree in Human Services from the University of Phoenix in 2014. Debra worked in the human service field for many years, working in positions at Southside Virginia Training and the Petersburg Health Department (CHIP).

Debra was preceded in death by her father, Willie L. Mason; aunt, Mary L. McLeod; sisters, Barbara A. Mason-Brown, and Andrea D. Mason; nephew, Bryan C. Mason, and Andrew L. Harville.

Debra leaves to cherish her memories: her mother, Florence T. Mason, of Petersburg; sister, Brenda L. Harville, of Petersburg; daughter, Samiyyah C. Pleasants (Shawn) of Dinwiddie; nephews, Eric D. Mason, and Douglas L. Brown; niece, Alicia D. Mason all of Petersburg; cousins; Gwen Jones of Georgia, Patricia A. Nicholson of Colonial Heights, Beverly Harris of Chesterfield a host of extended family and dear friends.

Homegoing service will be held 1 P.M., Friday, March 24, 2023 at the Petersburg Chapel of Bland Funeral Home, 137 Harrison St., Petersburg, VA, Rev. Dr. Andrew White, eulogist.

The funeral arrangements for Debra T. Mason have been entrusted to the caring professionals of Bland Funeral Homes, 137 Harrison St, Petersburg, VA, 23803 (804) 732-7841. Please keep the family in Prayer.