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Mary Ruth Lee Johnson
E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary
Mary Ruth Lee Johnson, 70 departed this life on Friday October 12, 2007 at the Methodist Hospital in Houston.
Mary Ruth was born on March 14, 1937, to Freddie J. and Mary Ruth Banks Lee. She was a 1955 graduate of Central High, where she played in the band. She later attended Texas Southern University. She was a retired nurse, also a member of the Eastern Star and a very dedicated and devoted mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Kerry Lee Johnson; daughter, Rose Mary Williams; brother, Marshall Hennison.
She leaves with cherished memories, sons, Lionel Johnson, Sr., and Earnest Johnson (Latrice); daughters, Paula D Johnson (Carl Conway); Regina Johnson (Emile Parker), and Andrea Johnson; 19 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brothers, Herman Jackson, and Robert Jones; sisters, Irma Jean Lacey and Ruby Williams; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2007, followed by funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Pastor Norris D. Burkley, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
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