Elna Jo Johnson, 80, of Blossom, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, at Brentwood Terrace while surrounded by her loved ones.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home was entrusted with cremation. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Elna, the daughter of Oscar Leroy Head and Vela Faye Martin Head, was born Oct. 20, 1942, in Hunt County, TX.
She attended Paris High School and Blossom High School. Her career as a Certified Medication Aide spanned a number of years before her retirement. She then went on to be a private caregiver. Elna was an avid reader, especially history. She enjoyed music, dancing, bowling, theater, and movies. She was a huge Texas Rangers fan. Her biggest passion was genealogy and researching her family tree.
Survivors include her husband, Roger Johnson, whom she married on June 3, 1960, building 62 years of family and memories, her mother, Vela Head of Paris, three children, Tanya Johnson of Blossom, Denene Johnson & Doug Harris of Reno, and Shawn Johnson & wife April of Blossom, grandchildren, Ryan Johnson & wife Kourtinee of Reno, Taylor Mauldin of Blossom, Zach Harvey & wife Ashley of Blossom, Shawna Brown & husband Jack of Paris, Ryley Johnson & wife Susan of Paris, Tate Mauldin & wife Taylor P. of Wichita Falls, Yesenia Castanon of Blossom, Hayley Maldonado of Blossom, Kinsley Maldonado of Blossom, Kaitlyn Reed of Hugo, OK, and Garrett Harris of Hugo, OK, great grandchildren, Ryder Johnson, Maddison Johnson, Saxon Brown, Spencer Brown, Jace Brown, Brooklynn Enriquez, Sutton Johnson, Ryver Harvey, Tripp Harvey, and Joey Reed, her brother, Denny Head & wife Peggy of Blossom, her best friend, Martha Ray & husband Lloyd of Blossom, numerous nieces & nephews, her beloved poodle Ruffie Tux, and her precious cat, Kitty Pud along with a plethora of friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Leroy Head, two grandsons, Ty Briscoe and Trey Harvey, a nephew, Chris Head, and a son-in-law, Tracy Harvey.
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