Posted: Thu 3:20 PM, Mar 13, 2014
Mar 20, 1924 - Mar 9, 2014
Ruby Jewel Johnson, 89, of Bryan passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Jones-Washington Mortuary. Services are set for 12 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with the Rev. James Williams, officiating. Interment will follow at Clayton Cemetery.
Ruby Jewel Johnson was born March 20, 1924 in Brazos County to Tom and Mary Moore Thornton. She graduated from E.A. Kemp High School and was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.
Her parents; a sister, Bessie Mae Lester, and a grandson preceded her in death.
Survivors include her sons, Tommy and Joyce Newton of Bryan, Texas, Lester Newton of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Brenda and Ernest Hunter, Sr. of Austin, Texas.