Bertie Joe Mason, 66, a resident of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, May 27, 2012, at her home in Pine Bluff.

Bertie Joe Mason, 66, a resident of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, May 27, 2012, at her home in Pine Bluff.

Born August 22, 1945, in Altheimer, she was a daughter of William Jasper and Oma Mae Batson.

Mrs. Mason was reared and received her early education in Reydell and DeWitt, attending DeWitt High School. Bertie Joe Batson married William E. “Buck” Mason on September 4, 1965, in Linwood, Ark. Mrs. Mason was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Mrs. Mason was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; three sisters, Margaret Cook, Claudine Cook, and Ema Jean Batson; one brother, Ricky Batson.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Mandi Mason of Pine Bluff; son William E. Mason, Jr. of Lonoke; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Kevin Beard of Luthersbury, Pa.; three brothers, Oscar Batson and Garvin Batson of Pine Bluff, and Robert Batson of Pryor, Okla.; two sisters, Linda Davis and Joyce Small of Pine Bluff; seven grandchildren.

The visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012, in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son with Rev. David Cripps officiating. Burial will follow in Hardin Cemetery by Ralph Robinson & Son.

Online register at: ralphrobinsonandson.com.