Judy Johnson joined the Lord on Saturday January 28, 2017 surrounded by family. She was a loving wife and caring mother.

Judy was a librarian at Chandler Elementary where she touched the lives of many children. She loved to spend time and cook for her husband, children and grandchildren.

She leaves to her memory, husband James Johnson; sons, Kevin Hickerson (Laura) of Flint and Justin Johnson of Reno, Nev.; two daughters, Jamie Johnson Rhodes of Lake Charles, La., and Nadine Johnson Soileau (Charles) of Iowa, La.; grandchildren, Corey Hickerson, Kyrstin Mettler, Montana Soileau, Hunter Soileau, Landin Soileau, Kandice Cesario, Julie Rhodes, Jacob Rhodes; two great-grandchildren, Kyra Mettler, Kayne Mettler, and Emma Rose Cesario; a sister, Ann Martin; a brother-in-law, Clay Johnson and sister-in-law Gisela Johnson.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas andJessie Patching.

A graveside service was held Tuesday January 31, at Danville Cemetery in Kilgore under the direction of Rader Funeral Home.

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