Doris Earlene Plumley Johnson

Published 2:25 pm Friday, February 3, 2017

Doris Earlene Plumley Johnson

April 17, 1923 – February 01, 2017

The head and heart of the family.

Born at home in Rosston Arkansas. the Eldest of nine she helped raise all the younger children and is regarded as the best sister in the world by her surviving siblings.

A lifetime of working for those she loved and of giving to many started in the Pennsylvania steel mills during the war and didn’t end even after her retirement from the O.A.T.H. program at the age of 82.

As a Navy Wife she spent several periods of her life in Orange retiring there twice.

The first at her husband’s retirement during which time she was the owner of Johnson’s Billups Cafe home of the world’s best chicken fried steak.

When her husband’s I’ll health caused a move to George West Texas she still found ways to care and work for others helping to organize and run the O.A.T.H. program in Beeville Texas after his death until she retired again to live in Orange with her oldest daughter and enjoy the lives of her children grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Leman Earl Johnson two grandsons, four great-grandchildren, and five siblings.

She is survived by three siblings Douglas Plumley Marlin Goodner, and Rebeca Sanford, three daughters Pansy Harris, Earlene Samuel and Norene McGee.

She lived to enjoy seven grandchildren 16 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren and some spoiled rotten dogs.

She loved many and help everyone she could, she left a mark, left memories and was loved and will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date in lieu of flowers please support the charity of your choice.