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Katherine Johnson

Katherine "Kat" Johnson

1921 - 2012

Published May 29, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m.

Services for Katherine "Kat" Johnson, 90, of Post will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church in Post with John Bill Hedrick officiating. Burial in Terrace Cemetery will be under the direction of Hudman Funeral Home.

Lillie Lee Katherine Johnson was born October 21, 1921 in Garza County to Tol and Innis Thomas. She died Monday, May 28, 2012 in Lubbock. Her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Thomas, were early Garza County pioneers. She married Wagoner Johnson on April 15, 1954 in Post. She was preceded in death by her husband; her sister, Lois and brothers Wilson, Jim and Ben L.

Survivors include two sons: John and wife Norma of Lubbock, TX and Jerry and wife Valerie of Liberty Hill, TX.; three grandsons: Cooper and Tyler of Austin, TX and Jared of Memphis, TX; two brothers: A. C. of Amarillo, TX and Wayne of Post, TX and many nieces and nephews who knew her as "Aunt Kitten."

Katherine loved her family; gardening (especially roses); baking; the University of Texas football, basketball and baseball teams; the Chicago Cubs; her dachsund, Brooks; gospel music and the sound of Texas Swing music. She was also proud of Post and its rich history.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials made to the First United Methodist Church in Post.

Visitation will be from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at the Funeral Home.


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