Imogene Johnson(1934 - 2014)

SHERMAN – Imogene Johnson, 80, of Sherman, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Emeritus at Spring Creek Gardens of Plano. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 25th at Dannel Funeral Home in Sherman, with Pastor Leland Samuelson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery immediately after chapel services.

Mrs. Johnson was born February 10, 1934, in Denison, Texas, to Dewey Owen and Martha Clara McFall Owen. She was a 1952 graduate of Sherman High School and worked for several years at Texas Instruments in Sherman. On July 5, 1952, Imogene married Donald "Cotton" Johnson in Sherman, Texas. They enjoyed over 37 years of marriage before his death in 1989. In her leisure, Imogene particularly enjoyed painting, sewing, cooking, upholstery work and attending garage sales. She was a member of Key Memorial United Methodist Church in Sherman and later Lakeway United Methodist Church in Pottsboro.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers Dewey T. Owen and Bill Owen, sisters Cora Mae Simco, Tressie Martin, and Wanda Tarbin.

She is survived by her children: Donald Eugene Johnson, Jr. of Alvarado, TX, Michael O. Johnson of Allen, TX, and Shannon Denise Reed of Plano, TX; two sisters: Lois Sims of Sherman, TX, and Jodi Finley of Forney, TX; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Dannel Funeral Home in Sherman. Online condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

302 S. Walnut St. Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 893-1172

Published in The Herald Democrat from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2014