Mr. Mason ‘Boozie’ Sykes, age 82 died at the Nash Grove Manor in Nashville on Tuesday, August 24, 2010. Boozie was a native of Halifax County born and raised in Enfield. He was one of seven children born to the late Lilla ‘Granny’ Sykes and Faris C. Sykes, Sr. Following graduation from high school he joined the US Army and remained a service to his country until he retired as Sergeant. Following retirement Boozie moved back to Enfield from Virginia Beach to care for his mother.
Also preceding him in death are his two sisters; Anita Sykes Martin and Irma Sykes Babson, three brothers; J.W., Norwood and Faris Sykes, Jr.
Surviving are one brother, Marlan Sykes of Chesapeake, VA and several nieces and nephews.