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Terry Lynn Johnson

December 5, 1954 — May 9, 2017

Terry Lynn Johnson, 62, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the La Casa Serena, Beehive Assisted Living Facility in Eagar after a 31 year battle with Multiple Sclerosis and a 6 year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born December 5, 1954 in Odessa, Texas, the daughter of Kenneth Keith Patterson and Patsy Ann Patterson. Terry graduated from San Marcos Baptist Academy in 1973. She then graduated from nursing school in Kermit, Texas as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in 1975 and was voted outstanding student of the class. Terry then went to work for a nursing home in Monahans, Texas and became Director of Nursing. In October 1975, Terry was married to Jimmy L. Johnson. Terry was a full time wife and mother beginning at the birth of her oldest son. For the last 15 ½ years Terry was a pastor’s wife at First Baptist Church of Maricopa where her husband, Jim, was the pastor. Terry loved working in the yard and flower garden, fishing, taking “sister trips”, taking care of her grandchildren and studying the Bible with her husband and ladies of the church. Terry is survived by her husband, Jim of 41+ years, Eagar; sons, Keith (Julie) Johnson, Winfield Illinois; James (Sarah) Johnson, Eagar; Daniel (Stephanie) Johnson, Chandler; grandchildren, Ellianna, Kaiden, Teagan, Gavin, Quinton, Everett, Blake, Emma Joyce (to be born middle of October); sisters, Peggy Patterson/Bruhn, Baker City, Oregon; Vivian York, Midland, Texas; Jackie Ann Sharp, Odessa, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Terry was preceded in death by her parents. In lieu of flowers, the family requests consideration of a memorial contribution to the following organization and ministries: First Baptist Church of Maricopa, PO Box 472 Maricopa, AZ 85139 (520)-568-2272 for children’s camp scholarships or for building fund. A local memorial service will be held at La Casa Serena, Beehive Assisted Living Facility on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. located at 324 E. 1st St. Eagar. A celebration of life for Terry will be conducted at First Baptist Church of Maricopa, 18705 N. John Wayne Parkway Maricopa, AZ 85139 on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

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La Casa Serena, Beehive Assisted Living

324 East 1st Street, Eagar, AZ 85925

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

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