Funeral services for Frances Johnson, age 80, of Early, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Salt Creek Baptist Church, with Jimmie Mize officiating. Burial will follow in the Salt Creek Cemetery, under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home of Brownwood. The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Johnson died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 in Odessa.
Frances was born on Aug. 30, 1932, in Mitchell County, to Robert and Lela (Hines) Prescott. She attended Buford and Colorado City schools and was married to Bob Johnson on Sept. 9, 1950, in Buford, Texas. In 1957, Frances and Bob moved to Early.
Frances was an active member of Salt Creek Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for a number of years. She also served her community as a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader for her children. Frances at one time owned Mexico Inn and also worked in sales. In her spare time, she enjoyed music, dancing, reading books, and mastering cross-word puzzles.
Frances was a wise, witty, generous, caring, and loving woman. She loved her friends and family with all her being and always said “I love you all the world!” She loved her God and inspired all of us to follow his principles and be the best people we could be.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Kathy Peak; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Joshua Peak; three great-grandchildren, Adonis Treadaway, Justice Paura, and Matthew Crager; and her siblings, RC Prescott, Mae Bowman, James Prescott, Wesley Hines and David Hines.
She is survived by her husband, Bob Johnson of Early; a son, Brock Johnson and wife Tammy of Early; a daughter, Debbie Treadaway and husband Dennis of Chrane; nine grandchildren, Jesse Treadaway, Jeremy Johnson, Amanda Johnson-Gowin, Aurelia Johnson, Amy Smith, TJ Treadaway, Thomas Johnson, Tiffany Johnson-Miller and Petey Johnson; 21 great-grandchildren; and her siblings, Delmer Prescott, Vivian Noel and Bessie Corbel.
Condolences can be offered to the family at www.nethertonfuneralhome.com.