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Bettie Jean (Williams) Johnson

May 30, 1940 ~ October 22, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Bettie Johnson Obituary

Bettie Jean Williams Johnson was born May 30, 1940 to Sanford “Buddy” Williams and Wilma  Jones Williams, in Huntsville, Texas. Bettie was raised by her grandparents Bill and Ida Williams, following the untimely death of her mother at the age of 25.

 Bettie graduated from Sam Houston High School in 1958. 

 Bettie united in holy matrimony on August 3, 1962 with Harvey Leon Johnson. This union produced three children.

 Bettie had a long career working for Sam Houston State University and Huntsville ISD. She later retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

 Left to cherish her memory are her children: Michael Johnson Sr. (Stephanie); of Hockley, Texas, Tara Arrasmith (Raymond); of Katy, Texas, and Algria Ree Johnson; of Huntsville, Texas; grandsons: Curtis Shorts; of Huntsville, Texas and Michael Johnson Jr.; of Dallas, Texas; three great-grandchildren; sisters: Frankie Hightower (Earl) and Jessie Hightower (Wilbert Sr.); both of Huntsville, Texas, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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Public Viewing
October 27, 2023

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
1305 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Funeral Service
October 28, 2023

10:00 AM
First New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
911 Old Madisonville Road
Huntsville, TX 77320

Interment following funeral service
October 28, 2023

Galilee Cemetery
Hwy 30 at Booker Spur Road
Huntsville, TX 77340


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