Roberta Cole Johnson
BRENHAM, Texas — Roberta Cole Johnson, 96, of Brenham, Texas, formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away 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 Co. 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, at 2 p.m. in Mound View Cemetery, Mount Vernon, at the Johnson family plot with the Rev. Gerald Bell officiating.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Johnson.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.