Eva Adelene Johnson
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Eva Adelene Johnson was born to Edgar Vorpahl and Irma Nolia Pace Vorpahl in July 22, 1929, in Fort Bend Co., Texas. She married John David “JD” Johnson on September 13, 1957 in Victoria, Texas, and lived in Beeville for a few years until JD was transferred by Navy to Rhode Island then to Tennessee, and finally to Virginia where he retired in 1966. They then lived seven years in Oklahoma and finally moved back to Beeville in 1973, where he worked Civil Service at NAS Chase Field from 1973-1989. Adelene passed away Wednesday morning, December 29, 2010, at 1:35 am in Floresville after a very short hospital stay.

Adelene was one of Beeville’s first police women as she worked in the Beeville Police Station in her younger days. However, most of her time was spent raising her seven children. These include Bobby Kennedy and husband Pat of Floresville, Texas: Thomas “Butch” Booth and wife Karen of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Stephanie Dysart and husband Fred of Williamston, North Carolina: Joan Stamps and husband Paul of Duncan, Oklahoma; John Johnson Jr. and wife Lisa of Beeville, Texas; Jeff Johnson and wife Rhonda of Adkins, Texas; and Alison Butts and husband Devin of Floresville, Texas; Sister, Nita Tucker of Lake Havasu City, AZ. She is also survived by her thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by parents, husband, 3 Brothers and 2 Sisters.

Adelene was a member of the First Baptist Church of Beeville and put her trust in Jesus Christ as her personal savior. She will be greatly missed here, but will surely be waiting to meet us all in heaven one day.

The Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Johnson was scheduled for Tuesday, January 4, 2011, at 4:00 pm at Angelus Funeral Home in Beeville, Texas, with family gathering the evening of January 3, 2011, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Angelus Funeral Chapel. Burial was held at Beeville Memorial Park.

Angelus Funeral Home
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