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Edward Lee Johnson

January 6, 1939 July 23, 2019
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Edward Lee Johnson, 80, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at his home in Bogata, Texas.
Edward was born January 6, 1939 in Petersburg, Virginia to Charles and Annie Brooks Johnson.  He was a Veteran of the United States Army and worked road construction in New Mexico for several years and then began work in auto paint and body until he retired.  Edward was involved in several churches, supporting Royal Rangers, numerous Mission Trips to Mexico, as well as 14 years of jail ministry.  He was currently a member of County Line Holiness Church in De Kalb, Texas.  
He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Robert Edward Johnson; three brothers; and one sister.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy M. Johnson of Bogata, Texas; three daughters and sons-in-law, Lauryn and Scott Kilmer of Sherman, Texas, Marlyn and Douglas Moore of Bogata, Texas, and Robyn and Glen Sivils of Carrollton, Texas; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Cindy Johnson of De Kalb, Texas and Rodger and Jenna Johnson of Melissa, Texas; two sisters, Francis Williams of Virginia and Lois Auxier of South Carolina; one aunt, Mary Ellen Hedrick of New Mexico; one brother-in-law, John Mechler and his wife, Carlie of Tennessee; nine grandchildren, Jennifer, Jonathan, Darren, Marilee, Michal, Abby, Samuel, Justin and Dawson; one great grandchild, Victoria; and numerous other family members and friends.   
Services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, July 26, 2019 at County Line Holiness Church in De Kalb, Texas with Bro. Mike Maxon, Jr. and Bro. Mike Pennington officiating.  Interment will follow at Cuthand Cemetery in Red River County, Texas.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 25, 2019 at Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas.

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6:00 PM 7/25/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/25/2019 8:00:00 PM
Bates Family Funeral Home

601 E. Front St.
De Kalb, TX 75559

Bates Family Funeral Home
601 E. Front St. De Kalb 75559 TX
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2:00 PM 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM
County Line Holiness Church

1618 CR 4315
De Kalb, TX 75559

County Line Holiness Church
1618 CR 4315 De Kalb 75559 TX
United States

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