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Howard "Cotton" Johnson

July 25, 1926 November 30, 2018
Howard "Cotton" Johnson
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Obituary for Howard "Cotton" Johnson

A funeral service for Howard “Cotton” Johnson, age 92, of Jacksonville, is scheduled at 2 o’clock in the afternoon Monday, December 3, 2018 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville. Bro. Jim Slocum and Bro. Kevin Gentry will officiate. Mr. Johnson will be laid to rest at West Shady Grove Cemetery in Maydelle.
He passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 in Jacksonville.
Cotton was born July 25, 1926 in Oakland to Samuel Clifton and Carey (Sides) Johnson.
He was a lifelong member of Oakland Baptist Church where he was baptized. He retired from Trane after 13 years. He was a local farmer who loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors. His passion was having a year round garden.
Cotton was preceded in death by his parents; a baby sister; and twin sisters, Lorine Shirey and Corine Dover.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 67 years, Lavada Johnson; sons, Larry Johnson and wife Mary of Tyler, Tony Johnson and wife Becky of Jacksonville, and Scotty Johnson and wife Thresia of Maydelle; and twin brother, Harold “Blacky” Johnson and wife Joy of Humble. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Austin Johnson, Allen Johnson, Lawrence Weathers, David Smith, Austin Gray, and Joey Dowling. Honorary pallbearer is Mike Hicks.
Visitation will begin on Sunday, December 2, 2018 and friends are cordially invited to visit with Howard’s family from 5 to 7 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.


Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

2

Dec

5:00 PM 12/2/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/2/2018 7:00:00 PM
Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville

1025 Southeast Loop 456
Jacksonville, TX 75766

Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville
1025 Southeast Loop 456 Jacksonville 75766 TX
United States

Service

Monday

3

Dec

2:00 PM 12/3/2018 2:00:00 PM
Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville

1025 Southeast Loop 456
Jacksonville, TX 75766

Autry Funeral Home - Jacksonville
1025 Southeast Loop 456 Jacksonville 75766 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Shady Grove Final Resting Place

CR 1904 aka West Shady Grove Cemetery Rd.
Jacksonville, Texas 75766

CR 1904 aka West Shady Grove Cemetery Rd. Jacksonville 75766 Texas
United States
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