Dateline: September 28, 2006
Marilyn Johnson, 71, died Saturday, September 23, 2006, in
Services were at 2:00
p.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2006 in Robertson Chapel of Memories in
Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Retired Baptist Minister, officiating.
Burial was in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mrs. Johnson was born
February 9, 1935, in American Falls, Idaho, to John and Emma Bolton
Alston. She was a long time resident of Brice before moving to Childress
in February 2001. She married Max Carl Johnson on September 26, 1962, at
She had been very
active in the Phi Beta Kappa sorority several years ago. She was a writer
and had published a significant amount of religious poetry on the Internet
as well as in the International Who’s Who in Poetry and the
International Library of Poetry.
Mrs. Johnson had two
books of her poetry published entitled, Seasons of Happiness and From the
Heart of God. She was a homemaker and a member of a non-denominational
Survivors include her
husband, Max of Childress; two daughters, Stephanie Collins and husband
Michael of Durham, OK, Tammy Longsdon of San Antonio; one son, Steve
Johnson and wife Mary Ann of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters, Margaret Milner
of Sacramento, CA, Carol Jowel of Hereford; five brothers, Richard Alston
and Dan Alston both of Plano, Virgil Alston of Park City, Utah, Steve
Alston of Bedford, David Alston of Dickinson; six grandchildren; and two
The family requests
memorials be sent to God’s Learning Channel, P.O. Box 61000, Midland,
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