Vera Mae Johnson

Vera Mae Johnson, 83, of Starks, LA passed from this life on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Johnson worked for the Calcasieu Parish School Board for over 20 years. Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Edward Gene Johnson and wife Chris of Starks, LA; daughters, Betty Statum and husband Jerry of Starks, LA, Ruby “PeeWee” Martinez and husband Raymond of Starks, LA, Janice Funk and husband Roy of Vinton, LA and Patricia Peveto and husband Allen of Deweyville, TX; brother, Nathan Hyatt and wife Patsy of Starks, LA; sisters, Ninna Simon of Starks, LA, Marie Johnson and husband C.J. of Starks, LA and Evelyn DeGelormo and husband Bobby of Starks, LA; 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, William Edward Johnson; daughter, Wanda Wilson; parents, Nathaniel and Ruby Hyatt and several brothers and sisters. The family would like to thank family, church family and friends for their prayers and food, and would like to thank Heart for Hospice Lake Charles for their care and kindness.


Visitation will be held on Friday, March 15, 2013 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm at Calvary Apostolic Church in Starks, LA. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 2:00pm at Calvary Apostolic Church. Burial will follow at Fountain Cemetery in Starks. Bro. Jeremy Shields will officiate.

Vera Mae Johnson