Patricia Ann Johnson, 74, of Georgetown, entered into rest Dec. 9, 2008, at her home. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, from 6-8 p.m. at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, at First Baptist Church of Georgetown with Dr. David A. Griffin and Dr. John Duncan officiating. Patricia will be laid to rest in Coleman City Cemetery on Saturday, December 13, 2008, with graveside services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Gary Boyd officiating.
Patricia was born Nov. 3, 1934, to Dr. M.E. and Pauline (Epperson) Weaver in Huntsville, Texas. The family relocated to Coleman where Patricia graduated from Coleman High School. She then attended Texas Tech University and received her Bachelor's degree from Hardin-Simmons University. She met and was married to Ray Don Johnson in the First Baptist Church of Coleman on Aug. 15, 1955. The couple settled in Coleman where Patricia worked as a bookkeeper for the family clothing store and at a local accounting firm. Patricia’s passion in life was the care of her family. Pat and Ray Don eventually settled in Georgetown to be near family and enjoy their retirement. They are active members of First Baptist Church of Georgetown.
Patricia is survived by her husband of 53 years, Ray Don of Georgetown; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Ben Beckham of Leander; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Teresa Johnson of Brownwood; and grandchildren, Arden and Weston Beckham of Leander, Jennifer and Leanna Johnson of Brownwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Patricia's name to Alpha-1 Foundation, (888) 825-7421 Ext. 233, www.alphaone.org/help
/commemorative-giving. Those who wish to share words of comfort with the family may do so online at www.gabrielsfuneral.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Gabriels Funeral Chapel in Georgetown.