Elroyce Johnson, 79, of Orange, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, at Methodist Hospital in Houston. Elroyce was born in Center, on April 4, 1935, to Dorris and Annie Johnson. He was a member of Cove Baptist Church and recently attended MacArthur Heights Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dorris and Annie Johnson; his wife, Maxine Johnson; twin daughters, Tina and Gina Johnson; and his sister, Doris Sigler of Pearland.

He is survived by his daughter, Gayle Stegall and her husband, James of Bridge City; son, Randy Johnson of Orange; one brother, McNeil Johnson of Village Mills; sisters, Eloise Willis of Carrolton and Linda Dillard of Houston.

He is also survived by his grandchildren, Melani and Shane Woodruff of Bridge City, Michelle Flanakin of Rockwall, Wayne Stegall of Bridge City; great grandchildren, Madison, Mia,  and Marlee Woodruff, and Mikaela, Mathew Slade, and Maddox Stegall.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 27,  from 12:00pm-1:30pm at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A graveside service will follow at 2:00pm at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange, with the Rev. Jay Thomas officiating.

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