Ginger J. Mason

August 31, 1941January 8, 2019

Ginger J. Mason, 77, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Ginger was born in Holliday, Texas on August 31, 1941. She was the youngest of five children to Cole Tidwell and Velma (Yancey) Tidwell. She was preceded in death by her daughter Susan Covelle, parents, and three sisters Barbara Eldridge, Fee Wheeler, and Betty Brady. Ginger was a member of the Holliday Eagles marching band for three years and graduated from Wichita Falls High School in 1959. While working at Scott’s Drive In, she met and married John Odus Mason on June 27, 1959 in Wichita Falls, TX. They were married 59 years. Ginger was a member of First Christian Church in Iowa Park, and throughout her life was involved in politics, numerous charitable organizations, and public supported organizations. Those who knew her best, knew her greatest contributions were love and labor for her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews making costumes, dresses, planning parties, school projects, and being the super fan supporting their every dream and endeavor. She is survived by her husband John, three children Mikki (Don), Cindy (Todd), Scott (Michelle) and 7 loving grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother Cole W Tidwell (Jo Rheta) along with numerous brother and sister in laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Memorial services will be held on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church in Iowa Park with Pastor Landon Winstead officiating. At Ginger’s request, memorial donations can be made to First Christian Church in Iowa Park and Hospice of Wichita Falls.


  • Memorial Service Monday, January 14, 2019

Ginger J. Mason

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Gina Smith

January 12, 2019

What is a Aunt?? Is it someone who is always there for you during the bad times and good times? Is it someone who you can call and always know she will answer anytime of the day? Is it someone who loves you for your achievements as well as your mistakes? This is who Aunt Ginger was!! She loved me regardless. She listened, and read between the lines to find the words needed to bring me comfort. After we said goodbye to my mom, she gave me strength even when I couldn't. She taught me to see life through moms eyes. Allowing me to lean on her and cry on her shoulders, all of that while she was hurting and missing her sister as well. This was who she was, always putting others needs ahead of her own. Her love for family and faith in God is the memory I will remember the most. I know she is with mom and her other sisiters watching over their family as only angels can do. Thank you GOD for giving me a lady who I was able to call my Aunt.

Jim & Laura Rutter

January 12, 2019

We were blessed to be included in the Mason family times of fellowship at vacations, holidays and other gatherings when our daughter, Michelle, married Scott. Thanks for fun, laughter, great food, and for blessing us with Scott. May God comfort you now and in the days ahead.

Michelle Mason

January 11, 2019

Loving mother, grandma and mom-in-law. So proud to have married her awesome son and have known her and her sweet family! Will treasure her in our hearts forever!