Johnnie Lee Hargraves, 79, of Toledo Village, and formerly of Winnie, died Monday, May 14, 2012, at M D Anderson Cancer Center of Houston. A native of Winnie, he was born on August 24, 1932, to Agnes Kane Hargraves and Gilbert Hargraves. Johnnie was a United States Army veteran and retired process supervisor for Union Texas Petroleum, who enjoyed fishing and doing things with his family. He and his wife, Elaine were former owners of Radio Shack in Winnie. Survivors include his loving wife, Elaine Hargraves of Toledo Village; sons, B. J. Hargraves and his wife, Callie of Hankamer, Lee Hargraves and his wife, Linda of Sterling, Massachusetts, and Lyndon Hargraves and his wife, Paula of Huntsville; daughters, Kandy McBride and her husband, Wayne of Winnie and Tammy Patterson and her husband, Donnie of Frisco; nine grandchildren; seven great -grandchildren; and numerous family and friends. A gathering of Johnnie's family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday evening, May 16, 2012, at Broussard's, 134 W. Buccaneer Drive, in Winnie. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 17, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church of Winnie/Stowell, 1708 State Hwy 124, with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 16, 2012