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Essie Marie (Caldwell) Johnson

Essie Marie (Caldwell) Johnson, age 81, died Thursday, January 22, 2015 in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Memorial Services will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, February 7, 2015 in the chapel at Dutton Funeral Home.

Mrs. Johnson was born March 20, 1933 in Odell, Texas, to Kenneth Perry and Ruby Beatrice (Packer) Caldwell. She and William Roy Johnson were married April 21, 1956 in Iowa Park, Texas. She was building manager for the Fritz Building for several years. She also owned and operated a beauty shop in Iowa Park. She was a 50+ year member of ESA where she held numerous local and district titles, life member of the Garden Club, Friends of Tom Burnett Library and president of Kidwell Elementary PTA. She was a member of the Iowa Park Church of Christ.
Her parents and a brother, Kenneth Michael Caldwell, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Johnson of Iowa Park; sons, Phil Johnson and wife, Vicki and Ken Johnson and wife, Lisa, all of Iowa Park; cousin, Patricia Setzer of Ovila, Texas; 6 grandchildren, Markus Johnson of Ft. Bragg, NC, Kelsey Johnson of Ft. Collins, CO, Mindy Cranford of Iowa Park, Sarah Watson, Courtney Elliott and Christopher Johnson, all of Wichita Falls; and 5 great grandchildren.

The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38148, Tribute No. 37565008. Please share your condolences with the family by visiting

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