Roberta Cole Johnson

July 18, 1911 ‒ June 23, 2008

Brenham, Texas, formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

Roberta Cole Johnson, age 96, of Brenham, Texas, formerly of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, June 23, 2008 at Trinity Medical Center in Brenham. Roberta was born July 18, 1911 in Mount Vernon, a daughter of the late Robert L. and Pearl Melcina (Severn) Cole and had spent most of her lifetime in Mount Vernon. In April of 1931 Roberta married Harold C. Johnson former vice president of manufacturing for Cooper Bessemer Company in Mount Vernon and a former mayor of Mount Vernon. He preceded her in death in 1998.

She had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon, and the Mount Vernon Country Club.

Surviving are one son, Thomas Robert Johnson of Houston, Texas; two grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

The family will have a graveside service for Mrs. Johnson on Thursday, June 26, 2008 at 2 p.m. in Mound View Cemetery, Mount Vernon at the Johnson family plot with Rev. Gerald Bell officiating.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Johnson.

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