We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Evelyn Viola Johnson

Evelyn Viola Johnson, 92, died Friday, September 22, 2017, in the Golden Eagle Eagle Assisted Living Home, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker, loving mother and devoted wife. She was an active member of the La Mirada United Methodist Church of La Mirada, California.

She was born on August 5, 1925, in Chester, Illinois, to Elvira Elizabeth Knott and Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

She married Hurd Husband Johnson on November 16, 1946 in Morganfield, Kentucky.

She is survived by her son, Richard Hurd Johnson of Austin, Texas, and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Spurgeon, her mother and step-father, Elvira and Harold Schopfer, her husband, Hurd H Johnson (2001) and her daughter Jana L Johnson Valdez (2009).

Services will be on October 21, 2017 at 11:00am at the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church. Interment at the Emery Cemetery. Lunch and time for visiting will follow. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Wounded Warrior Project.