Dorothy Jonson, 92, of Orange, passed away Feb. 23, in Hemphill.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Keith Meyer, pastor of Old First Orange Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Egypt Cemetery in Colmesneil.
Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Silsbee, Feb. 23, 1924, she was the daughter of Napoleon Bonepart Poindexter and Vinnie Elizabeth Smyly. Dorothy was a longtime member of Old First Orange Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, her cats and traveling.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde A. Johnson, on April 22, 1974; infant son, Clyde A. Johnson, Jr.; daughter, Dorothy “Louise” Dupuy; sisters, Esma Campbell, Ethyl Landry and Hazel Blakeny and daughters-in-law, Lisa Johnson and Beverly Johnson.
She is survived by sons, Jimmy Clyde Johnson, Sr. (Lyn), of Onalaska and Eddie Lamar Johnson, Sr., of Orange; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Daugereaux (J.W.), of Orange; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be Wayne Pentecost, Ricky Pentecost, Buba Jimmy Johnson, Jr., Jerome A. Johnson, J.P. Jason Johnson, Eddie L. Johnson, Jr., Scott Perry Koci and Austin Tyler Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at P.O. Box 96011 Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.