George Allen Johnson
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George Allen Johnson
  • August 1, 1933 - March 20, 2017
  • Little River Academy, Texas

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George Allen Johnson, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 20, 2017.

He was born August 1, 1933, in Alice, Texas, to George Hambrick Johnson and Mary Catherine Patterson Johnson.

George is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Frances Burell Johnson. He is survived by a daughter, Mary Kathleen Johnson Gray and spouse Paul Gray, by two sons, George Allen Johnson, Jr. and Archie Wayne Johnson and spouse Carol Lee Johnson, and two honorary daughters, Patricia Johnson Clifton and Nancy Johnson Beavers. He is preceded in death by his son, Martin Hulan Johnson. George is survived by 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by two sisters, Euna Faye Johnson Caswell and Beatrice Bobbie June Johnson Wilborn and numerous nieces and nephews.

He proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.

While living in the Houston area, George was a Little League baseball coach at Heights Little League for over 10 years.

He also worked for Popkin Advertising and as an area maintenance worker for the U.S. Postal Service.

George was a long time servant of the Lord, most recently through his role of active member and song leader at the Holland Church of Christ.

A visitation will be held at the Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Temple at 6 PM on March 23, 2017. Funeral services will be held at Holland Church of Christ at 10 AM on March 24, 2017. George will be laid to rest at Wilson Valley Cemetery at Little River-Academy immediately following the funeral service.