Maxine Johnson, 91, of Bridgeport passed away Thursday, September 9, 2011 in Bridgeport. Services were held at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport and Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger.
Ms. Johnson was born May 14, 1920 in Forrest, Mississippi to Alfred and Ida (Banks) Thames. The family moved to Borger when Maxine was a small child. She lived there until 2003 when she moved to Bridgeport. She served as county clerk for eight years in Hutchinson County. She was also a legal secretary for 25 years in Borger. She was a member of several organizations, including Desk and Derrick, Business and Professional Women, Order of Eastern Star, AARP and the Lake Meredith Yacht Club. She was also a member of the Nazarene Church in Borger.
Maxine is survived by daughter Sharon Nichols and husband Bill of Bridgeport; son Kenney Johnson and wife Katherine of San Rafael, California; sister Marie Roper of Los Angeles, California; two grandsons: Jay Strawn and wife Kristin of San Antonio, and Blaine Strawn and wife Margret of New Orleans; three great-grandchildren: Ally, Kenny, and Savannah; numerous nephews, nieces, and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Harold Evans who was killed in action in Okinawa, Japan during WWII; her second husband K.D. Johnson; infant son Jay Carlton Johnson; two brothers and five sisters.