Sandy J. Mason, 66, of Athens, won her battle with cancer and entered into the presence of Jesus on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, a daughter of the late Azel H. and Lucille Hampton Torbett, and was preceded in death by sister, Brenda Young. She retired from Athens Regional Medical Center having worked in the Medical Records Department. She was a member of Marshall Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Joe Mason of Athens; two sons and daughters-in-law, Casey and Audrey Mason of Athens, and Heath and Tracie Mason of Dunlap; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Charlotte Rule of Etowah, Yulonda and Doyle Cain of Athens, Jan and Johnny Hawn of Etowah, and Brenda Stephens of Niota; brother, Scott Torbett of Englewood; eight grandchildren, Christian and wife, Jade Mason, Alyssa Sampson, Andrew Sampson, Bryce Mason, Sidney Dennis, Jesyca Dennis, Chloe Mason and DiMaggio Mason; two great-grandchildren, Juliana Mason and Elijah Camargo; her fur babies, Izzy and Chubbs; and several nieces and nephews who she loved so much. All family and friends are invited to the graveside service that will be noon ton Thursday, July 25, at McMinn Memory Gardens with Pastor Gary Watson officiating. There will be no formal visitation on Wednesday. Pallbearers will be J.C. Mason, Greg Mason, Bryce Mason, Philip Pryor, Drew Hawn and Andrew Sampson. An honorary pallbearer will be Christian Mason. Condolences may be sent at Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.

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