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Mack Johnson

The family of Mack Johnson, 87, of Quitman, will receive friends from 6-8 PM Monday evening, July 22, 2019, at Lowe Funeral Home. Funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Hubbard Chapel Baptist Church with Brother Rick Ellington and Thomas Atchley officiating. Interment will be held at Concord Cemetery immediately following the service.

Jack McDonal “Mack” Johnson was born in Gladewater on June 21, 1932 to Rollie E. and Mary Rotille (Robinson) Johnson. He lived in Quitman since he was 12 years old. He served two years in the U.S. Army. On July 17, 1954 he married the love of his life, Julia Faye Kirbo at First Baptist Church of Quitman, where the two were members for 50+ years before joining Hubbard Chapel Baptist Church. Mack was a cattleman and a member of the Registered Red Angus Association for more than 50 years. His professional life was spent in the oil field, holding positions for Amerada and Robbins Petroleum Corp. He retired in 1994 and spent the rest of his healthy life enjoying his farm and cattle.

Mack passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Heritage Healthcare Residence in Quitman under Reflections Hospice Care.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lora Schulze and Marie Poster; an infant daughter, Debra Kay Johnson; and one son, Marty Johnson.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 65 years, Julia Faye Johnson of Quitman; two sons, Donal Johnson and wife Pam of Tyler, and David Johnson and wife Anita of Quitman; one sister, Mildred Stubbs; four grandchildren, Janelle Johnson and husband Storm, Amber Bramlett and husband Jeremy, Bobby Johnson and wife Michelle, and Kyle Johnson; four great grandchildren, Kimberlee Ashley, Noah Bramlett, Bristol Johnson, and Brooks Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Mack’s hospice nurses, the Heritage staff, Brenda Smart, and Donna Lattis for their loving and special care.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bobby Allen Cameron, David Turner, Tommy Atchley, Dee Gilbreath, Darrin Champion, and Brian Roberts.

Honorary pallbearers are Bill Smart, Mike McQueen, and Billy Fields.

Flowers are welcome, but if desired, donations in memory of Mack may be made to the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, or the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.


Visitation

Lowe Funeral Home
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  • 1102 E. Goode St
    Quitman, Texas 75783

Funeral Service

Hubbard Chapel Baptist Church
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  • FM 778 at CR 2590
    Quitman, Texas 75783

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Mack was always so nice and hospitable to the kids and us. We have many fond memories of his laugh and hamburgers.

Brittany Poster Jul 23 2019 12:00 AM

I was proud to call Mack my friend and am so sorry to hear of his passing. I thought a lot of him, and Marty, too. Julia Faye, please accept my sincere condolences.

Michael Gunn Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

Julia faye we are so sorry to hear about mack. I know he's been suffering for so long but it is still not easy to let go. We are also sorry that we are out of town until late Monday and have to be back at work Tuesday. But our love and prayers are with you and your family 😘

Robin and Glenn Bohn Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

Julia Fay, so sorry to hear this, he was a great guy and my Daddy and Mama, Jim and Theda Robinson loved him! You and your family will be in my prayers.

Eva McAfee Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

Luv u Judy and know u r in my prayers!!! Tommie

Tommie Russom Turner Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

My Uncle Mack taught me how to do "the pickup wave". You know, raising the right amount of fingers off the steering wheel at just the right time to acknowledge the oncoming person. Sweet memories of that. I had the opportunity to watch and learn on several occasions going somewhere with him as a little girl. Thanks Uncle Mack!Dorothy Pool

Dorothy Pool Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the loss of Mack. I've known him all my life - he was part of my family and was always a lot of fun to be around. I haven't seen him in years but I'm sure he's having the time of his life up there with everybody that's gone before him. My prayers for Julia Faye and his immediate family.

Judy (Bradshaw) Painter Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM