June 5, 1928June 28, 2019

Avalon Perkins Johnson, 91, of Tyler, passed away on Friday, June 28th, at Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home. She was born on June 5th, 1928 in Martin’s Mill to Ethel and Tip Lindzey Perkins.

She is survived by son, Mike and daughter-in-law, Lana Johnson of Boerne; son, Keith and daughter-in-law, Vickie Johnson of Tyler; son, Gary and daughter-in-law, Carolyn Johnson of Tyler; grandchildren, Shelley Hernandez and husband, Luis of San Antonio, Michael Shane and wife, Denielle Johnson of Boerne; Sarah Lazarine and husband, Matt of Whitehouse; Tori Starkebaum and husband, Clinton of Laramie, WY; grandson, Joshua Johnson of Honolulu, HI; Alex Johnson of Tyler; Hana Johnson of Dallas and 5 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Martin and daughter, Deborah. She was a wife, loving mother, and homemaker. Her husband was a retired WWII veteran, serving in both the Army and the United States Air Force.


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 2, 2019



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Carolyn Avery

June 30, 2019

I loved having her at the Hampton’s. She and I had a lot of fun. I loved sitting with her in the dining room and listening to her stories. She will be missed. A precious lady.