Leola Johnson was born in Waxahachie to the late Claude and Sammie Howard on April 28, 1941. Leola was a member of Joshua Chapel AME. She was a former employee of Waxahachie ISD and TXI Cement.

Johnson died Monday, Nov. 19, 2007.

Leola is preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by two daughters, Monica Williams (Roger) and Zondra Johnson; two sons, Jessie Johnson (Adria) and Douglas Johnson (Willie); two sisters, Rosa Edwards and Barbara McCarty; grandchildren Gwendolyn, Zia, Tyron, Brenya, LaToya and Mark.

Visitation will be at noon Friday in the Allene Thomas Retirement Suite II. A wake will be held from 7-8 p.m. in The Edgar Thomas Memorial Chapel. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Joshua Chapel AME Church.

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