Velma Guinn Johnson

February 04, 1932 - July 30, 2020

Velma Johnson

Velma Guinn Johnson, 88, of Nederland died Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Community Retirement Home, Port Arthur. She was born on February 4, 1932, in Abbeville, Louisiana, to Therzille Luquette Lee and Harrison Taylor Lee. Velma was an Eastern Star for forty years and a member of First Baptist Church, Nederland, since 1957.

Survivors include her sons, Jimmy Dixon Guinn and his wife, Karen, of Nederland and Keith Edward Guinn and his wife, Traci, of Georgia; grandchildren, Rachel Dickson and Sara Longwell; great-grandson, Henry Robert Longwell; cousin, Margie Lee, of Port Arthur; and numerous extended family that she loved like her own.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Robert H. Guinn and William Johnson; brothers, Thomas; Kenneth; Mark; Sidney; Jack; Alton; Harry; and Milton Lee; and sisters, Annie Lee; Melba Brown; Ruth Gray; and Florence Doiron.

A gathering of Mrs. Johnson’s family and friends will begin at 12:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Retirement Home, 3141 Procter Street, Port Arthur, TX 77642.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Paula Tallant and all of the staff at Community Retirement Home in Port Arthur for their special love and care they gave to Mrs. Johnson.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (5)

  • Janet Quebedeaux

    04 August 2020 at 19:12 | #

    So very sorry for your loss. Remember her for many years . She was a fine Lady. May peace be with the Family and GOD bless all.


  • Carleen Minaldi

    04 August 2020 at 12:25 | #

    Mrs Johnson lived on my block. She always spoke to Me and my husband when he would sit outside She also gave me a white rose bush. It has the sweetest smelling roses.


  • Jimbo Butaud

    02 August 2020 at 20:13 | #

    We were sorry to hear about your mother.


  • Esta Autrey Johnson

    01 August 2020 at 02:29 | #

    I have known Velma from the time she and her husband were members of Procter Street Baptist Church when it was located on Procter Street. My Dad , Dr. Autrey was pastor of Procter Street Baptist and Velma and my mother wee good friends. We loved Velma. So sorry for your loss.


  • Don and Deborah Brett

    31 July 2020 at 21:35 | #

    We are so sorry for your loss..


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