Christine N. Mason, 87, North Manchester, Ind., formerly of Houston, Texas, died at 12:50 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Ind.
She was born July 7, 1927, in Esther, Mo., to Dewey and Christine (Robinson) Jennings. She married James Mason, who preceded her in death.
She was secretary and retired in 1984 from an oil company in Houston, where she read maps of oil field to determine where drilling rigs would be set. After retirement she spent several years as a nanny to the children of two families. She was a member of Lutheran Church, Houston. She had a very special relationship with her first born grandson, Jimmy Mullenix.
She is survived by her son: Donald E. Mason, Paxton, Ill.; one daughter: Marjorie A. (Bob) Mullenix, Houston; one brother: James Jennings, Park Hills, Mo; two sisters: Shirley Price, Laketon, Ind.; and Mary Lou Jennings, Bonne Terre, Mo.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. Seventh St., North Manchester. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the chapel with Reverend Sue Babovec officiating. Burial will be in Laketon Cemetery, Laketon, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.