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Official Obituary of

James "Jabo" Johnson

December 18, 1950 ~ February 14, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

James Johnson Obituary


Obituary
Mr. James Louis “Jabo” Johnson was born on December
18, 1950 to Charlie Robert Johnson and Ruby Johnson
Jetum. Mr. James attended a public school where he
graduated in Chicago, Illinois. James was a Soul Train
dancer.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Charlie Robert and
mother, Ruby Mae Johnson; two brothers, Charles Johnson
and Robert Johnson; and his sister, Merier Johnson.
James leaves to cherish his memory, the love of his life, his
wife of 19 years, Joyce Craver Johnson; of Jefferson,
Texas; three brothers, Tommy (Lisa) Johnson and Jessie
Johnson of Jefferson, Texas, Antoine Pierre (Latosha)
Johnson of South Carolina; two bonus brothers, Ricky Dale
Johnson of Jefferson, Texas and Edward Drumgal of
Marshall, Texas; two special friends, Brenda Carr and Betty
Smith of Jefferson, Texas; and a host of uncles, aunts,
nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
Services for James "Jabo" Johnson, 73, of Jefferson, Texas are 1:00pm Saturday, February 24, 2024 at the Jefferson Junior High School Auditorium under the direction of Lewis & Walker Funeral Home of Jefferson, Texas and burial will follow afterwards at Kellyville Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday February 23, 2024 from 11:00am until 5:00pm at Lewis & Walker Funeral Home.

Jabo was born December 18, 1950 and transitioned February 14, 2024 at Christus Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview, Texas.

Jabo was 73 years old.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 23, 2024

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Lewis & Walker Funeral Home
603 State Hwy 49 W
Jefferson, Texas 75657

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 24, 2024

1:00 PM
Jefferson Junior High School (Jefferson, Texas)

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