Bonnie Jean Patterson Johnson

January 1, 1929September 21, 2013

Bonnie Jean Johnson of Gatesville, formerly of Moody and McGregor, died early Saturday morning, September 21, 2013, at the age of 84. Memorial graveside services and inurnment will be 10:00 A.M. Thursday, September 26, 2013, at Moody Cemetery under the direction of Cole Chapel, 304 Eighth Street, Moody with Reverend Terry Johnston officiating.

Mrs. Johnson was born January 1, 1929, in Moody, Texas, the daughter of the late Alvie and Erma (Wharton) Patterson where she was a 1946 graduate of Moody High School. On November 19, 1948, she married William Sanders “Dick” Johnson in Waco. After fifty-three years of marriage, he preceded her in death February 23, 2002.

For over thirty years she was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Moody, Temple and Waco and retired in the 1970’s. She continued her communication skills by being employed as a switchboard operator with Providence Health Center in Waco for several years.

Bonnie Jean was a member of First Baptist Church of McGregor and the Ruth Class. She and her husband enjoyed extensive RV traveling to the mountains of Colorado and other place throughout the United States. She also was an avid sports fan and enjoyed football, basketball and baseball.

Also preceding her in death was a brother, James “Pat” Patterson

Survivors include a son Brent Johnson and wife Debbie of Gatesville; a grandson, Steve Johnson of Gatesville.


  • Memorial Graveside Service Thursday, September 26, 2013

Bonnie Jean Patterson Johnson

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Marcy Alexander

January 18, 2014

Brent and family...we just learned of Bonnie Jeans passing sister Wanda said that Bonnie Jean always called her once a month and that she hadn't heard from her in I looked up her name and found this...lots of memories...the last time I saw her was when I took my mother Mattie and Aunt Jewel to see her in Moody...we had a great time...I always looked forward to seeing her when I was little and knew she was coming...she was a joy to be around....
Sincerely, Marcy (Loughridge) Alexander
Brent, your Grandad Alvie and my Mother, Mattie were brother and sister

crystal Ross

September 26, 2013

I only meet Mrs. Johnson once when I was little but its like I've alway known her through stories my mom told and how much of a sweet person she was, my mother Cathy was so deeply saddend when hearing about her passing may she RIP and God be with her family in this time

Brenda Johnson

September 26, 2013

Your flame will always glow.

September 26, 2013

May God wrap you all in his loving arms and give you all strength to go forward. Bonnie Jean will truly be missed by all that new her and will never be forgotten. Brent Debbie and Steven are prayers and thoughts are with you all. Would be there if we could . Love to you all.
Brenda Bobbie and Brandi Johnson

September 26, 2013

Brent Debbie and Steven,
Our prayers are with you all. We send our Love and Prayers to you all. Wish we could be there with you all.
Love Brenda Bobbie Brandi Johnson

Lavon Chaney

September 24, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Jamie Massingill

September 24, 2013

Was a very good women! I could be down in the dumbs and just by talking to her. "could brighten my day ^_^" I think it was the positive glow see put off but could never really pinpoint what it was about this women that made me care for her so much. All I do know is she made a imprint on my heart. That will always be there. I love u Bonnie

robbie mathias

September 24, 2013

I never had the pleasure to meet bonnie but have heard she was a good women

carol nelson

September 24, 2013

bonnie was a wonderful lady.allways had a smile to greet me and kind words to say.she will be missed dearly.

Braxton Lewis

September 24, 2013

One of the sweetest people I have known. I know she will be missed by all who loved Aunt Bonnie.