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Laurel Land Funeral Home & Memorial Park

7100 Crowley Rd, Fort Worth, TX

OBITUARY

Johnnie S. Davis

February 17, 1928August 10, 2019

Johnnie Kate Stanford Davis, 91, of Burleson, Texas, passed away on August 10, 2019.  Johnnie was born on February 17, 1928, in Naples, Texas, the daughter of Robert Eldon Stanford and Eva Mae Elrod, and grew up in Sanger, Texas. She graduated from Sanger High School at 17 and moved to Fort Worth, Texas to attend Brantley Business College where she received a degree in finance. She married A.D. Davis of Buffalo, Texas in 1951, and they lived together in Fort Worth, Texas. Together they had one daughter. Johnnie worked in finance for the government for 30 years until she retired in 1988.

Johnnie will always be remembered as kind, loving, hard-working, and sometimes ornery. She had a quick wit and great sense of humor. She loved to bake, work in her yard, and love on her grand-kids and great-grand-kids.

She leaves as her legacy daughter Carolyn Hensley, step daughter Kay Davis; grandchildren Jeremy Hensley and wife Lacy and Amber Sharp and husband Chris; great-grandchildren Damien Sharp, Hayden Sharp, Jackson Hensley, Joshua Hensley, and Carson Sharp; sister Dorothy Hayes and husband Bob; and brothers Keith Stanford, and wife Barbara and Mike Stanford and wife Revina. Johnnie also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, step grand-children and great grand-children.

She was preceded in death by husband A.D. Davis, son-in-law Jerry Hensley, sister Betty George, and brother Bob Stanford. Visitation is scheduled for 2:00pm Wednesday August 14, 2019 at Laurel Land 7100 Crowley Rd Fort Worth with funeral to follow at 3:00pm. Pastor Harley Martin and Keith Stanford will officiate the ceremony.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chase Stanford
  • Jerry Gregg
  • Bill Davis
  • Chris Sharp
  • Chuck Stanford
  • Hayden Sharp
  • Damien Sharp

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Memories

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Carolyn Hensley

August 13, 2019

To my momma, my hero! I loved telling you how much I loved you! I am so thankful I got to witness your home going. I prayed that God would allow me to be by your side even in this. It was a sad, but spectacular experience. Holy Spirit you were so amazing! Thank you, Sir! I love you my precious momma, and I would never call you back, but when Jesus comes back after each one of us, in his timing, I will see you, daddy, Jerry and all my little brother and sisters that didn’t make it to this earth, again! I know you are rejoicing and dancing with angels! I am so glad, no more suffering, no more pain. You have been made whole from head to toe! See you soon, momma, I love you! Carolyn

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY