Funeral services for Velma A. Mason, 99, longtime Clinton resident will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church, officiated by Roland Youngberg. Burial will conclude in the Lawnview Cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma, under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home. Velma A. (Ficken) Mason was born November 26, 1916, to Peter Fredrick Joseph Ficken and Anna Julia (Schaefer) in Marshall, Oklahoma, and passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Oklahoma, City, Oklahoma. Mrs. Mason was raised in Marshall, Oklahoma, graduating from high school in 1934. She continued her education at Oklahoma A&M receiving a degree in Sociology in 1941.She was married to Dr. Walter S. Mason, Jr. on December 27, 1941, in Marshall, Oklahoma. They made their first home in Fort Collins, Colorado, where Dr. Mason completed his schooling for Veterinary Medicine. Upon his graduation they moved back to Western Oklahoma and settled in Clinton, where Dr.