Ruby L. Johnson
August 21, 1925 – November 29, 2019
Ruby L. Johnson, age 94, passed away November 29, 2019. She was born on August 21, 1925, in Wharton, Texas, to Walter and Marie Matthys. Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Johnson, daughter, Ann Adams, and son, Stephen Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Ruth (Bill) Wegenhoft and David (Melanie) Johnson; grandchildren, Jennifer (Kevin) Smothermon, Katy (Lex) Robertson, Elizabeth, Olivia, Kate and Daniel Johnson, Shelly (Bradley) Winters, Hannah (Drew) Heflin and Zachariah Johnson; great-grandchildren, Trevor, Caelyn, Claire, Ella Kate, Isaac, Amaya and Elias.
Visitation will be at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home on Bandera Road on Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 13, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery followed by a memorial service at 12:30 p.m. at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 6914 Wurzbach Road 78240.
Strength, perseverance, selflessness, and generosity marked Ruby’s life. A woman of faith and service, she invested herself in her family and friends, her church, her country as an officer’s wife, and her work at Hanley-Wood. Ruby loved unconditionally and faithfully.
- Ruth Wegenhoft and husband Bill, Daughter
- David Johnson and wife Melanie, Son
- Jennifer Smothermon and husband Kevin, Granddaughter
- Katy Robertson and husband Lex, Granddaughter
- Elizabeth, Olivia, Kate and Daniel Johnson, Grandchildren
- Shelly Winters and husband Bradley, Granddaughter
- Hannah Heflin and husband Drew, Granddaughter
- Zachariah Johnson, Grandson
- Trevor Adams, Great Grandson
- Caelyn Merritt, Great Granddaughter
- Claire Smothermon, Granddaughter
- Ella Kate Smothermon, Great Granddaughter
- Isaac Robertson, Great Grandson
- Amaya Heflin, Great Granddaughter
- Elias Heflin, Great Grandson
- Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Johnson, her daughter, Ann Adams and her son Stephen Johnson
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
Shephard of the Hills Lutheran Church
6914 Wurzbach Road
- Visitation Thursday, December 12, 2019