Reba Johnson, age 86, of Italy, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018. She was born November 4, 1931, in Italy, Texas to Hardy and Alvie (Morrison) Hester. Reba retired from the Italy schools where she worked in the cafeteria as a cook. She also sold Avon for many years and received their highest awards. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Italy. Reba leaves behind a whole community of family and friends along with loved ones who will miss her dearly.

Survivors include one son, Bobby Johnson and wife Debbie of Italy; daughters, Alice Nowlin and husband Steven of Euless and Susan Johnson of Big Sandy, TN and daughter by choice, Joanie Grabowski; grandchildren, Tommy Johnson and wife Jami, Beth Guilliams and husband Dennis, Christopher Nowlin and wife Kari, Curtis Nowlin and wife Ansley Bowen and Adriane Nowlin and husband Jason Tate; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Bethany Schaefer, Thomas Johnson, Tristin, Andrew and Caitlin Oldfield and their father, Tim, Makayla and Britt Holliday and their father, Matt, Mason Nowlin and Aurora Tate, Alexander Nowlin and Brycelynn and Graham Nowlin; one great-great-grandchild, Aliyah. Reba joins in heaven her husband, Jesse B. Johnson, Jr., her parents and her brothers and sisters.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 8PM Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 AM Thursday, July 12, 2018, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel with Reverend Ronnie Dabney officiating. Interment will follow in the Italy Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Nowlin, Curtis Nowlin, Tim Oldfield, Dennis Guilliams, Andrew Oldfield and Tristin Oldfield.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home 511 W. Main St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165.