In Memory of



Obituary for Dorothy Johnson

Dorothy Nell Fitzpatrick Johnson was born October 15, 1935 to the proud parents, the late Mr. Tony Fitzpatrick and Mrs. Obelia Rose Coleman.

At and early age, Mrs. Dorothy Johnson joined Holman Street Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. Later on in life, she joined and was faithful to James Chapel Baptist Church where she was an usher for many years. Dorothy was educated at Blackshear Elementary and Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas. Dorothy worked as a housekeeper for many families in Marshall, Texas (The Synder’s, Clark’s, and The Jordan’s). Dorothy didn’t meet strangers and she loved both sides of her family equally (Fitzpatrick and Rose).

Dorothy married Archie Swift and 2 children were born; Rhonda L Johnson and Jerome A. Swift (deceased). Later in life, she met and married Mr. Doris E “Peasy” Johnson and 4 children were born; Regina Reshall (deceased), Douglas E. (deceased), Obelia, and Darrin.

She leaves to honor her memory: 2 daughters, Dr. Rhonda (Clarence) Johnson of Spring, Texas, and Ms. Obelia Johnson of Marshall, Texas; 1 son, Darrin L. Johnson of Missouri City; 3 sisters, Mrs. Zetta Mae Ward (her baby sister), Sylvia (Kenneth) Green of Fort Worth, Texas, and Evelyn Carol Willis of Arlington, Texas; her first born grandchild and which she helped raised, Shrhonda (Dedrick) Davis of Killeen, Texas, Steven Douglas Swift of Houston, Texas, Shalita Irving of Marshall, Texas, Allison (Terrance) Jones of Houston, Texas, Nandada Nell Johnson of Dallas, Texas, Douglas E. Johnson of Longview, Texas and Cameron Wert Terry of California; 3 special sons, Jimmie (Slim) Williams of Hallsville, Texas, Tyson Reddic of Spring, Texas and Charles (P. Joe) Morris Of Marshall, Texas; 3 brothers-in-law, Ervin Johnson of Albuquerque, NM, George (Deborah) Johnson of Marshall, Texas and Raymond Johnson of Dallas, Texas; sister-in-law, Bobbie Jean Johnson of Marshall; 2 daughters-in-law, Algie R. Swift of Houston and Rosalyn Johnson of DeSota Texas; 3 special cousins, Mrs. Joyce Choyce of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Ruby Jewel Yancy of Houston, Texas and Mr. Ardell (Sandra) Fitzpatrick of Austin, Texas; 1 special niece, Mrs. Brenda (Clemmie) Hill of Waskom, Texas; 2 special play daughters, Mrs. Elisha Williamson and Catina (Marcus) Love; other special nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, cousins, and her church family.