YOAKUM: June Johnson, 89, entered her heavenly rest, Sunday, June 23, 2019. She was born January 10, 1930 in Yoakum to the late L.C. and Flora (Garrett) Ford.
She graduated from Asberry High School in Yoakum and moved to Corpus Christi to begin her career. She was retired as supervisor of housekeeping from Memorial Medical Center after 31 years of service. She returned to Yoakum to enjoy her retirement. She was an active member of Forest St. Church of God in Christ. She walked daily in faith and entered her sunset to join in the Lord’s presence with joy
Survivors are her daughter, Eliza Pettis (Alexander); son, Melvin Johnson (Pamela) both of Corpus Christi; special son, Cameron Johnson of Victoria; 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Virgie Johnson of Austin; brother, Pastor A.C. Ford (Virginia) of Houston; numerous extended family.
Preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Patricia Johnson and infant Bernice Johnson.; sisters, Catherine Holmes, Rosetta Hodges and Ella Mae Lofton.
Visitation 12 noon Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Thiele Cooper Funeral Home with Funeral Service at 1 p.m., with Pastor Joel Gilmore officiating. Burial to follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.