James Alan Mason, age 23, of Snellville, GA, answered Jesus' call on Tuesday, October 21, 2008. Born, November 9, 1984, James was employed at Valor Enterprises in Tucker, GA. James was the grandson of the late Robert & Bess Mason and Grady & Vivian Fortner. Surviving are his parents, Bob & Kathleen Fortner Mason, brother & sister-in-law, John & Diana Mason, aunts, Rachel Fortner of Scottdale, Miriam Hartley of Snellville, uncle & aunt, Jerry & Cheryl Fortner and family; Chris, Tina & Jonathan Conner Fortner, all of College Park, and a host of other relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Avondale Pattillo United Methodist Church at 2:00PM with Rev. Dave Allen Grady officiating. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. Mr. Mason will Lie in State from 1:00PM until service time at the church. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8PM and Friday from 9:00AM to 8:00PM. Those desiring may make donations to Avondale Pattillo United Methodist Church, 3260 Covington Hwy, Decatur, GA 30032. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, Snellville Chapel, 3705 Hwy 78 w, Snellville, GA. 30039 is in charge of arrangements. 770/979-3200.