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Helen Johnson

Feb 11 1919 - May 04 2010

Mrs. Jim Helen Johnson, 91, of McKinney, Texas passed away May 4, 2010 in Allen. She was born February 11, 1919 in Van Alstyne, Texas to Cecil Harrison and Minnie Mae (Gardner) Crockett. On January 3, 1939, she married Rufus Johnson, Sr. in Durant, Oklahoma. Mrs. Johnson was a member of St. James CME Methodist Church. Helen is survived by her daughters, Velma Bailey, Willie Cecil Sims and husband Leamon, and Jimmie Watson; sons, Rufus Johnson, Jr. and wife Jeanelle, Ralph Edward Johnson and wife Peggy; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Johnson, Sr.; parents, Cecil and Minnie Crockett; sisters, Velma Beaulieu, Ophelia Wills, and Thelma Williams; brothers, Roscoe Crockett, Garfield Crockett, Howard Crockett, Rev. Charles Crockett, Hugh Crockett, Felix Crockett, and James Crockett. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010 St. James CME Methodist Church in McKinney, with the Rev. Winston Douglas officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. Visitation will be Friday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
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