Johnnie Mae Cowart - McNeil, age 74, transitioned on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Methodist Hospital - Northwest Campus in Gary, IN with her loving family by her side. She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Class of 1962. Johnnie was a faithful member of Embassies of Christ and will be deeply missed by sister, Patricia; five daughters, Theresa Cowart, Lawrenna Walker (Johnnie), Shannon Walker, Beverly (Rickey) Davis, and Shaunetta McNeil; 21 grandchildren, Jacqueline, Tawanna (Juderson), Johnathan, Christopher (deceased), Joseph (Alexandria), Bonita, Shelby, Jessica (Brandon), Janetta, Latanza, Channon, Bahjon, Dominique (Raymond), DeJanee, Timothy, Tiara, Sylvia, Johnnie, DeAujanee, De´Angelo and Timia; 18 great-grandchildren; other loving family member and precious friends. Visitation will be Friday, December 21, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The Celebration of Life will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Embassies of Christ Kingdom Ministries, 4285 Cleveland Street, Gary, IN 46408. Interment will be at the Fern Oak Cemetery in Griffith, IN. Granny will be dearly missed by her loving, devoted family and precious friends. God Grant Her Eternal Peace.