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Willie Russell Johnson

October 12, 1927 October 28, 2021
Willie Russell Johnson
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Willie Russell Johnson, 94, of Hurst passed away, October 28, 2021 in Abilene, Tx. A graveside service will be held 1:00 pm, Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Weinert Cemetery with Bro. Dan Bullock officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, November 6, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Haskell Funeral Home. 2 Avenue D. Condolences may be made at haskellfuneralhometx.com.
Russell was born October 12, 1927, in Weinert, Tx, the son of the late Willie Lafayette Johnson and Irene Spratlin. On July 5, 1948, he married Jackie Sue Walker. He graduated from Hardin Simmons University in 1951. He went into the insurance business in 1960. He was Mayor of Hurst in 1966. He was president of Hurst Jaycees, Charter member of the Rotary Club, a Council Member and a member of the First Baptist Church of Hurst.
Russell is survived by sons, Jerry W. Johnson and wife Joyce of Grapevine, TX; Michael Johnson and wife Bonnie of Haskell, TX; grandchildren, Alison Neile Richardson, Robert Boyd, Barbara Evartt, Ashleigh Thibodeaux, Michael Shane Johnson, Shonda Lynn Tice, Shelley Nicole Johnson, Brandie Renee Lowe, Stephanie Le Taylor, Ladd Mason; 18 great-grandchildren, 3 great, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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Visitation

Saturday

6

Nov

10:00 AM 11/6/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/6/2021 11:00:00 AM
Haskell Funeral Home

2 Avenue D
Haskell, TX 79521

Haskell Funeral Home
2 Avenue D Haskell 79521 TX
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

6

Nov

1:00 PM 11/6/2021 1:00:00 PM
Weinert Cemetery

Weinert, TX

Weinert Cemetery
Weinert TX
United States

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Location

Weinert Cemetery Final Resting Place

Weinert, TX

Weinert TX
United States
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