Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Verna Johnson

Born: 07/30/1939 Died: 09/20/2011 Maiden Name: Thompson Honorific: n/a

Verna M. Johnson, 72, of Lone Grove, passed away on Sept. 20, 2011, in Ardmore. She was born on July 30, 1939, in Madill, to Nathan Thompson Sr. and Sarah (Ensharkey) Thompson.
Verna will be remembered as a devoted and caring mother and grandmother spending her life doing things for her family. She was a member of the Concord Missionary Baptist Church where she was always faithful in attendance. She enjoyed going to gospel singings and loved to sing the Choctaw hymns. She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Carolyn Kay Lewis; two sisters, Corena Bob and Susie Thompson. Verna is survived by three sons, Jodie Lewis of Lone Grove, Rodney Johnson of Ardmore, and Shannon Johnson Sr. of Ardmore; four daughters, Theresa Lewis, Ramona Perez, Luella Johnson and Gayla Johnson, all of Ardmore; granddaughter Mariah Stoliby who she raised as a daughter; two brothers, Nathan Thompson Jr. of Ardmore, and Edwin Thompson of Overbrook; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four nieces and five nephews.