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Betty Ruth Johnson

April 8, 1927 ~ June 2, 2019 (age 92)

Betty Ruth Johnson, of Lacy Lakeview, passed away Sunday, June 2, at St. Catherine’s Hospice.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday June 5, 2019 at the Waco Memorial Park Mausoleum with Sam C. Armstrong officiating.  Family visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on June 5, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Johnson was born April 8, 1927, in Erath County, Texas, to Ira Emery Johnson and Lora Opal Johnson, nee Wilson.  She married James Edgar Johnson on August 2, 1947, in Waco.  Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker and a member of Northside Church of Christ. She was an avid bible reader and taught both ladies Bible class and Sunday school for many years. She served her community by serving on the Lacy Lakeview planning and zoning board.  She was known for remembering others by sending birthday cards.

Survivors include her children Nancy Sturdivant and her husband, James, of Waco; Gary Johnson and his wife, Deb, of Lubbock; Janice Crockett and her husband, Kris, of College Station, and their son Evan; and Larry Johnson and his wife, Donna, of Austin, and their daughter Davee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northside Church of Christ or Providence Hospice.

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