Nov 1, 2008
Vernon Wayne Johnson, age 56, of Bullard, will
be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2008,
in the chapel of Stewart Family Funeral Home
with Neil McClendon and James Palmer
Burial will follow
at Bullard Cemetery in Bullard under the
direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home.
Mr. Johnson passed
away on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, at his home
in Bullard. He was born on December 10, 1951, in
Lufkin to Vernon and Georgia Johnson.
Bethany College in Bethany, Oklahoma, and
graduated in 1972 from Nazarene Church Seminary
in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mr. Johnson was a
certified Insurance Agent and worked for
Sterling/AON Insurance Company as a salesman and
then manager for five years. For four years, he
was named Top Market Manager of Sterling
Insurance and was a Round Table member for three
Mr. Johnson was a
member of First Baptist Church in Neches and
served as director of music.
Mr. Johnson was
preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Ray
Johnson. He is survived by a loving family
including his wife, Toni Johnson of Bullard; his
parents, Vernon and Georgia Johnson of Stuart,
Virginia; a son, Jeffrey Wayne Johnson and wife
Wendy of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; two daughters,
Nicole Clark and husband Chant, Natalie Jones
and husband Brad, both of Center; a
stepdaughter, Tina Hardaway of Houston; two
sisters, Branita (Pug) Beeson and husband Leon
of Temple and Donna Kay Zabodyn and husband Jeff
of Elon, North Carolina; a brother, Rodney Glen
Johnson and wife Sherry of Burlington, North
Carolina; sister-in-law, Robbie Johnson of
Houston; grandchildren, Cayden Johnson, Cole
Clark, Christian Clark, Brook Sadler, Britney
Sadler, Whitney Harrod, Kennedie Smith, and
Breanna Jones; and nephews, Lloyd Baldridge of
Austin and Jeffery Zabodyn of Elon, North
be Jimmy Oliver, Jimmy Batchelor, Jerry
Smitherton, Todd Thoene, John Lageman, J.D.
Hart, and Dan Bridges. Honorary pallbearers will
be the male employees of Sterling Insurance.
Visitation is scheduled from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday,
October 31, 2008, at Stewart Family Funeral Home,
7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.
Memorials in honor of Wayne Johnson may be made to
Charlie Pack Tadpole Foundation, 7111 Bosque Blvd.,
Suite 207, Waco, Texas, 76710.