Johnny Wayne Johnson, 63, of Shelbyville

Johnny Wayne Johnson, 63, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018, in Lufkin. 


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Don Windham officiating. Interment will follow at North Jericho Cemetery in Center.


Mr. Johnson was born July 14, 1955, in Center, to J.T. Johnson and Nora Finklea Johnson.  He worked as a carpenter most of his life.  Mr. Johnson was a good man with a soft heart.  He loved his family and was a great Father, PawPaw and friend to many.  His dogs also had a special place in his heart.  In his younger years, Mr. Johnson was a member of North Jericho Baptist Church in Center.


He is survived by

Wife: NaDonna Green of Shelbyville



Anthony Barton and wife, Vonda, of Joaquin

Stacey Cooper and husband, Jody, of Shelbyville

Timothy Windham of Huxley



Jacob Jackson

Jordan Jackson

Cale Cooper

Logan Barton

Caitlyn Cooper

Haleigh Hall


8 Great Grandchildren and 1 on the way



Peggy Moore of Center

Sue Chisenhall and husband, Eddie, of Center

Kathy Mora of Center


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Parents: J.T. Johnson and Nora Finklea Johnson

Brothers: Jerry Johnson, Ricky Johnson

Nephews: Vance Ethridge, Mikey Ethridge

Paternal Grandparents: E.C. and Tennie Johnson

Maternal Grandparents: Earnest and Gina Finklea


Pallbearers will be Jacob Jackson, Cale Cooper, Jordan Jackson, Robert Bolton, Billy Doggett and Matthew Smith.  Honorary pallbearers will be Royce Bolton, Jerry Elswick and Jody Cooper.

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