A celebration of life for Dodie Johnson, age 87, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, will be held from 1 to 3 on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at First United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall. Mrs. Johnson passed away on July 4, 2021, at Hopkins Place Assisted Living.
Dodie was born on April 11, 1934, in Bradford, PA, to John Leonard and Alma Clara (Gilmore) Sandrock. She married her high school sweetheart Robert Carl Johnson on October 25, 1952, in Venus, PA; he preceded her in death in 2005. Bob and Dodie traveled the world, first, with the Air Force taking them to places like Japan and Iran, along with numerous stateside locations. She always enjoyed the NCO Wives Club, being a Den Mother and Girl Scout leader, room mother, and Avon lady. Upon retirement, they settled in San Antonio, Texas for 27 years. Dodie enjoyed square dancing, camping, pinochle and baking. They moved in 2001 to Sulphur Springs, Texas, where she was a member of Red Hatters, First United Methodist Church and the Messengers Class.
She is survived by her son, Steven Paul Johnson and his wife, Darlene; daughter, Susan Paulette Smith and her husband, Michael; grandchildren, Chris Graff and husband Brandon, Kendall Marie Snyder and husband Shane, Taryn Hackworth and husband Shawn; great-grandchildren, Adira Graff, Aisling Graff and Elliott Marie Snyder; sisters, Hazel Burgdorfer, Shirley Mock and Denice Stephens; and a brother, Mike Sandrock.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Terrific Tuesdays, c/o FUMC, 301 Church Street, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482.
Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.
The online register can be signed at www.murrayorwosky.com