Janie M. Johnson, age 83 of Gatesville, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Gatesville.
A celebration of Janie’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday, December 30, 2019 at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with Blake Johnson officiating. Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Janie was born on August 25, 1936 in Belton, to the late Jack and Laverne Cosper Ratliff. She grew up and went to school in Belton, along with her six brothers and sisters, which she helped raise. She married Claud Johnson on April 23, 1955. They started their family in 1956 and raised four children. They resided in south Bell County, moving to Gatesville in 1969. She worked for H.E.B. for over 20 years at several locations, where she met life-long friends and truly loved to visit with customers and co-workers. After retirement, she continued to nurture and care for her grandchildren and great – grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling to Maine and visit her extended family, going to Colorado with Claud and their friends, and attending school and community functions. She also was the bookkeeper for their construction company, CBS Johnson Construction until Thanksgiving of this year.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Claud Johnson; four children, son, Steve Johnson and wife, Marsha, daughter, Treva, son, Bill Johnson, daughter, Tammy Johnson and husband, Mike Wakefield; brother, Danny Ratliff; eight grandchildren, Casey Johnson, Lori Wolff and husband, Brent, Natasha Clary and husband, Jeff, Niki Foster, Chad Johnson, Cody Johnson, Mandee Perkins and husband, A.J., Jorge Ruiz; ten great grandchildren, Bailey Marie Wolff, Jozie Wolff, Chelsea Johnson, Slayton Bomar, Morgan Clary, Emma Jean Phillips, Lucas Phillips, Vanessa Dittrick, Ace Perkins and Scarlet Perkins.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.