Dateline: November 18, 2004
for S.J. Johnson, Sr., age 74, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November
15, 2004, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Rev. Bill Hodges officiating.
Arrangements were under the direction of Cox Funeral Home in
Mr. Johnson died
Thursday, November 11, 2004, in Amarillo.
He was born January 9, 1930, in Antioch, Oklahoma, and raised in
Hedley. He served in the Army in Korea.
He was awarded the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars.
He married Gail
Weaver in Chickasha, Oklahoma, on July 13, 1961.
He owned and operated Johnson Home Repair. He retired to Hedley
from Amarillo in 1979. He was
a member of the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star in Clarendon.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hedley.
Survivors include his
wife; four sons, Dennis King, Jr., of Memphis, Clifford Johnson of Hedley,
and S.J. Johnson, Jr., and Kevin Johnson, both of Clarendon; two
daughters, Debbie Knox of Lake Kickapoo and Alice Like of Hedley; a
brother, K.J. Johnson of Amarillo; 17 grandchildren; and four great
The family suggests memorials be to the Clarendon Masonic Lodge.
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