Mary Jo Johnson

May 11, 1938 - March 02, 2017

Mary Jo Johnson

Mary Jo Johnson, 78, of Sour Lake, died Thursday, March 2, 2017. She was born on May 11, 1938, in Beaumont, to Neamona Rogers Hampshire and Leon Hampshire, and had been a longtime resident of Sour Lake.  Mary Jo enjoyed playing bingo, poker and going dancing. She was a great cook, Mary Jo‘s favorites were Gumbo and Pineapple Upside Down Cake.

Mary Jo is survived by her children, Frank Snider and his wife, Leslie; and Nell Carrell, all of Sour Lake; Laura Purcell and her husband David, of Salem, Illinois; Julian Roth and her husband, David, of LeMesa, California; and Lobitz Savoy, Jr., of Lufkin; twenty-one grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; sister, Margaret Janiese, of Sour Lake; and longtime friend, Kimmie Hatcher.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Neamona and Leon Hampshire; her husband, Alvin C. Johnson; and great-granddaughter, Alyssa Massey.

A gathering of Mrs. Johnson’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 6, 2017, at Broussard’s, with her graveside service to follow at 12:00 p.m., at Restlawn Memorial Park, 2725 North Main Street, Vidor.

 

 

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Gathering of family and friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Sunday, March 05, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Monday, March 06, 2017
10:00 am
Graveside Service
Restlawn Memorial Park
2725 N. Main Vidor, TX 77662
Monday, March 06, 2017
12:00 p.m.
Interment
Restlawn Memorial Park
2725 N. Main Vidor, TX 77662

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