Johnnie Mason Black, 81, went home to join her departed loved ones Nov. 7, 2018.

She was born in Dallas on Oct. 26, 1937. Mason was a hairstylist and a Mary Kay consultant but is best remembered as a stay at home wife, mother and a devoted christian. She loved reading, writing, painting, sewing and was always looking for her next art project. She enjoyed hiking and loved riding motorcycles. Mason loved everything western and had recently moved the Cowboy Capital, Bandera.

She was preceded in death by by her parents, Mozell and Weldon Bush and Helen and Johnny de Cordova; brother, Lewis Henry de Cordova; and husband, RQ Black.

She is survived by daughters, Monique Tucker and her husband Lawrence of Bandera, and Michelle Carey and her husband Glenn of Corpus Christi; grandchildren, Ross Taylor and wife Katy of Bandera; great-grandchildren, Morgan and Gavin Taylor; and leaves behind numerous friends and love ones.

In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to the Ministries of Bill and Eva Dooley, who have been our special friends in Christ,

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11 at the Atwell Cemetery, Putnam, in Callahan County. Clergy will be Allen Wright from Del Rio. Directions to Cemetery: Take Hwy 206 North from Cross Plains for 7 miles. Turn left on FM 569 and go north 3.1 miles. Turn left on FM 3265 and go west 1.9 miles. Turn right on CR 407 and go north .4 miles. Turn right on CR 299 and go .1 mile, dead ends at cemetery.