Ralph's Air force Photo
First Cousins - Lloyd & Ralph
Ralph Earl “Chit Chee” Johnson
Birth: Jan. 29,
Death: Oct. 6, 1973,
Ralph Earl Johnson passed away in a auto-pedestrian accident on
October 6, 1973. He was born January 29, 1935 in Kerens, Texas. He
attended G. W. Jackson School where he graduated from in
also served the United States Air Force, earning the rank of
Sergeant. He is preceded in death by his cousin and best friend,
Lloyd James Johnson.
Ralph (endearingly referred to as ChitChee by his
family) is survived by his parents: Ethel Stovall Jones and Odie
Springfield; his stepfathers: Carl Johnson and Rev. R. L. Jones; his
sister: Beverly Jane Johnson Sims. His wife: Thelma Butcher Johnson.
children: Ricky Simmons Johnson, Jo Ella Tarbutton Johnson, Ralph
(David) Earl Johnson, Jr., Kevin Johnson, and NaTasha Johnson.
R. E. Johnson
Funeral services for Ralph Earl Johnson, 38, who was killed
Saturday in a car-pedestrian mishap, have been set for 2 p.m.
Monday at Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. R. L. Jones, pastor
officiating. Burial will follow at
Woodland Cemetery in
Corsicana under the direction of Calhoun Funeral Home.
Johnson is survived by his widow, Mrs. Thelma Johnson of
Corsicana; three sons, Kevin Johnson, Ricky Simmons and David
Tarbutton, all of Corsicana; two daughters, Natasha Johnson and
Jo Ella Tarbutton, both of Corsicana; three step-children,
Sheretta Johnson, Gregory Johnson and Rodney Johnson, all of
Corsicana; his father, Carl Johnson of Corsicana; his mother,
Mrs. Ethyl Jones of Corsicana; his step-father, Rev. R. L. Jones
of Corsicana; a sister, Mrs. Beverly Sims of Corsicana; and
Pallbearers will be Troy Strain, Joel Conley, Archie Hatten,
Leon Hughes, Erwin Price, Robert Polk and Charlie Cornish.