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Shirley Kay Johnson
October 20, 1952 ~ July 23, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Shirley Kay Johnson was born October 20, 1952 in Cason, Texas to the parentage of R.J. and Arvella (Crowder) Johnson.
Shirley accepted Christ and was a member of the Omaha First Baptist Church. She graduated from Carver High School in the class of 1970. Shirley also graduated from Texas College in 1974 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education. She had a lifetime teachers’ certification. Shirley went on to take the Civil Service Examination and was hired by VA in Bonham, Texas where she remained employed until she became disabled and could no longer work. She was a faithful member of Omaha First Baptist Church, Omaha, Texas where she was active with the Mission Board and assistant secretary of Sunday School. Shirley was the oldest of seven children and provided for them when they were younger. She also was the primary caregiver for her nieces and nephews over the years and was babysitter for many of the children in the community. Shirley was famous for her tea cakes and her whipping cream pound cake.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.J. and Arvella Johnson, her brother Robert Johnson Jr.
Shirley leaves to celebrate her legacy, her beloved sisters Debra Hernandez of Ft. Worth, Texas, Sylvia (James) Favors of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Michelle Nickleberry of Omaha, Texas; her brothers Curtis R. Johnson (Hermecia) of Houston, Texas, Kim Bailey Johnson Sr. (Ellisa) of Chicago, Illinois; her special cousin Jerry Dell Walker of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.