Posted: Fri 8:36 AM, Mar 08, 2013
July 22, 1928 - March 1, 2013
Veoma "Judy" Johnson of College Station, Texas was called home by her Lord and Savior on 3-1-13 to sing with the angels throughout all eternity. She loved her Lord, her family, and her church and they loved her.
Judy was born to Emmett and Estelle Garrison Sparks July 22, 1928 in Coleman County, Texas. She met and married her husband, Charles H. Johnson, Sr. in San Angelo, Texas in 1950. They moved to Fort Stockton in 1956 and lived there until 1975. After moving to Bryan, Judy worked in the Purchasing Department for the City of Bryan twenty years, retiring in 1997. Judy was a member of First Baptist Church in College Station where a memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:00 P. M. Judy was also a member of Eastern Star 222 OES in Bryan and the Red Hats Society.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brothers Richard Sparks and Roy Sparks an infant, three brothers-in-laws, a nephew, niece and great niece.
Survivors include her sons, Charles H. Johnson, Jr. and wife Mary Lynn of Austin, Jerry Phillips of Rising Star; daughter, Patti Nethery-Starr and husband Glen of Conroe; and a great granddaughter, Heather Nicole Phillips of Brenham whom she raised from infancy. Also surviving are her three sisters, Louise Radle of San Angelo, Mildred Singleton of Abilene, Margarete Makara of Kingston, Pa.; and a brother, Garland "Bud" Sparks and wife Betty of Bryan; five nephews, five nieces, six grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; a cousin, Rena Pittman and husband Weldon of Longview; a special friend, Milton Joice of Sweeney, Texas; and constant companion, Trixie, her Chihuahua.
The family would like to thank the staff at Isle of Watercrest for the personal care and attention that was given during Judy's last few weeks. The staff went above and beyond their individual positions to provide Judy with a high level of compassion and care. In addition, Family Hospice offered invaluable support to Judy and the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the National Osteoporosis Foundation.