Tillie Elizabeth Brandt Johnson(1921 - 2007)

Tillie Elizabeth Brandt Johnson, 86, of Enid, Okla., and formerly of Kennedale, died Saturday, May 5, 2007, at a hospital in Enid.

Graveside service: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Emerald Hills Memorial Park in Kennedale. Arrangements are by Anderson-Burris Funeral Home of Enid.

Mrs. Johnson was born to Hugo and Alma Blum Brandt on March 17, 1921, in Fort Worth, where she grew up and graduated from Polytechnic High School. On Jan. 21, 1946, she married Don Dale Johnson in Fort Worth, where they made their home. She was an accountant working at various places, retiring from Cummins Supply in 1988. She was a member of Kennedale United Methodist Church. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and travel. She and her husband, Dale, had visited all 48 contiguous states, and she had been to Germany to visit her mother's birth city. Tillie moved with her daughter to Enid in 2003, to be near her family.

Tillie was preceded in death by her father, Hugo Brandt; mother, Alma Fields and stepfather; husband, Dale, in 1992; sisters, Frances Taylor and Julia Pruitt; and brothers, Edward, Buster and Marvin Brandt.

Survivors: Her daughter, Pamela Rives; granddaughter, Leslie Rives and husband, Dale Murphy; and great-grandchildren, Leland Murphy and Allie Murphy, all of Enid.


Published in Star-Telegram on May 8, 2007