Cindy Joy Johnson, loving wife, mother, friend, and so much more, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, March 26, 2006, after complications from double lung transplant. Cindy's enthusiasm for life lived well, selfless in service to others, has touched forever all who knew her. She was active in her church, her work and tirelessly involved with booster club and fund raising activities at Edmond Memorial High School. She encouraged and cheered on Shane and Kaytlyn as well as many students as they participated in their chosen areas of sports and extra curricular activities. Cindy was born November 25, 1956 in Delta, Colorado to Jerry and Diana Martinez. She married Shane Lee Johnson in Gunnison, Colorado on June 5, 1976. To their union were born Shane Lee Jr. and Kaytlyn Rae. Her father Jerry, baby son, Zachary Daniel, preceded her in death and are waiting for her at heaven's gate. Cindy is survived by husband Shane, son Shane Jr. and daughter Kaytlyn, all in Edmond: her mother Diana Martinez of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, and brothers Kirk Martinez and Brad Martinez. The Johnson family members include Viola Johnson of Amarillo, Texas, loving mother-in-law, Floyd Johnson, Jackie Slaughter, Darrell Johnson, Robert Johnson, Rosa Bragg and Mike Johnson, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. A Rosary Service will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. in the Matthews Funeral Home Chapel, Edmond, OK and a Wake service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Services will be under the direction of Matthews Funeral Home at 601 S. Kelly in Edmond, 405-341-2787. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, Oklahoma, Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. Burial will follow at a later date in the Hilltop Cemetery, Pagosa Springs, CO. Memorial contributions may be made in Cindy's honor to National Foundation for Transplants, (800) 489-3863. 1102 Brookfield, Suite 200, Memphis, TN 38119. Services are under the direction of the Matthews Funeral Home, Edmond, OK.
Published in The Oklahoman on Mar. 28, 2006