Obituary for R. M. Johnson
R.M. Johnson of Scurry, Texas passed away October 9, 2017. He was born on November 12, 1936 in Osceola, Arkansas to Land and Lorene (Wheeler) Johnson. R.M. was a US Army Veteran serving during the Cold War Era. He retired from General Motors after 32 years. He will be remembered as a loving father, husband, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Pat Ainsworth, Roberta Smith and Phyllis Brockmann. Left behind to cherish his memory are wife Mary Lou Swann Johnson of Scurry; daughter Debbie Townsend of Calhoun, Louisiana; son Randy Johnson and wife Donna of Sanger, Texas; daughter Kathryn Shaddix and husband Lex Dunham of Omaha, Texas; son Darryl Swann of Kaufman, Texas; daughter Kathleen Armentrout and husband Matt of Dallas, Texas; brother Charles Johnson and wife Cindy of Cedar Hill, Texas; sisters Linda Gail Beason and husband Wayne, of Frost, Texas; Debbie Gentry of Sterlington, Louisiana; Judy Evans and husband David of Bastrop, Louisiana; Paula Bezzeard of Bastrop, Louisiana; brother Tim Johnson and wife Bernice of Vicksburg, Mississippi; 11 grandchildren Haden, Austin, Colton, Jodi, Abbie, Emma, Luke, Kelly, Katie, Kristin, and D. J. and 7 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with internment to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving.