Jerome Johnson(1934 - 2013)

Jerome M. Johnson, 78

Mr. Jerome M. Johnson, age 78 of Kilgore, Texas, formerly of Mountain Home, AR passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 in Kilgore.

He was born September 18, 1934 in St. Bernard, Ohio to Paul Maynard Johnson and Louise Fischer Johnson. He married Ruth Hancock in March of 1956 and she preceded him in death in 2006. Mr. Johnson was a retired military police investigator for the U.S. Army. He completed one tour of Korea during his time in the Navy and served two tours of Vietnam during his Army career. He was awarded the Bronze Star.

He is survived by a son, Paul and wife Retha Johnson of Kilgore, Texas; a daughter, Sheri and husband Tim Lewis of Marshfield, Missouri; 4 grandchildren: Cory Johnson, Chris Lewis, Erin Lewis and Katie Lewis; a brother, Glen Johnson of Florida.

Visitation will be from 10 until 11 AM Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Roller Funeral Home. Funeral services, conducted by Pastor Lewis Godby will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday at Roller Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in the Baxter Memorial Gardens Mausoleum of Hope.

Arrangements by Roller Funeral Home. Please visit our online guestbook

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Jan. 19, 2013