Bright-Holland Funeral Home

2601 Lamar Ave, Paris, TX


Johnny Wayne Shawhart

August 31, 1942November 8, 2019

Johnny Wayne Shawhart, 77, of Powderly, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019, at his home. The family has scheduled a memorial service for 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 17th at the Arthur City Baptist Church with Rev. Jack Graham officiating. Cremation was under the care and direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.

Mr. Shawhart, the son of Woodrow & Opal Chapman Shawhart, was born Aug. 31, 1942, in the Rawhide Community of Lamar County. From 1960 ~ 1963, he served in the United States Army. During most of his working years he was a painter. Johnny was a faithful member of the Arthur City Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed gardening and helping others.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a great grandson, Ricky Langley, and a sister, Glenda Saunders.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Rayburn Shawhart, whom he married on July 11, 1969, building fifty years of family and memories, two children; Kenny Shawhart of Texarkana, AR and Belinda Lawson & wife Balinda Bryan of Lamar Point, a granddaughter, Amanda Robertson & husband Bradley of Powderly and two great grandchildren, Serenity Langley & Virginia Lawson along with three nieces and a host of friends.


17 November

Family Directed Memorial Service

2:00 pm

Arthur City Baptist Church

12024 US-271
Arthur City, TX 75411


Johnny Wayne Shawhart

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