Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Christine Marie Pickering, 55, of Golden, passed away in her home on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. She was born on Dec. 23, 1958, daughter of Loy and Anna (Harmon) Mason in Aurora, Ill. She was united in marriage to Keith Pickering April 22, 2005, in Miami, Okla.

Survivors include: three sons, Barry Tidwell, of Carthage, Joshua Tidwell and his wife, Ashley, of Golden, and Benjamin Tidwell, also of Golden; her mother, Anna Mason, of Pierce City; two step-daughters, Dachell Cornett and her husband, Scott, and Tandra Pickering, all of Carthage; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert "Bob" Mason and his wife, Peggy, of Roswell, N.M., Rick Mason, of Monett, and David Mason, of Pierce City; and one sister, Pam Mason, of Pierce City. She was preceded in death by her father and her husband.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.