Shirley A. Johnson
November 29, 1937 – September 13, 2021
El Cajon, California
To the memory of loving honor. Mrs. Shirley A. Johnson was born on November 29, 1937 in Fort Worth, Texas to Mary Cook King and Eddie Willis King. He had one sister, Iva Marie Stricklin (passed away) in Benton, Arkansas. Shirley went to school in Everman, Texas in the late ’40s and’ 50s. He was a cheerleader. He lived on the Diamond L Ranch, raising cattle and marrying Jimmy Lynn Johnson; They had three sons born in Texas: Jimmy Curtis, Michael Lynn, and Ricky Glen Johnson. Then they moved to El Cajo, California to Steven Wayne Johnson. Ten years later … Susan Michelle Johnson, her dad’s blonde little Susie Coyne, now Susie Johnson Ferez. Shirley worked for many years as a nurse with Dr. Welch, Dr. Compton. He loved and cared for Johnson’s five generations throughout the years. Big Jim և Shirley owned Johnson’s Bug Machine in Santi before selling it. Shirley loved her family, friends and community. He served on the El Cajon Supreme Court jury in the Kaiser սպաս EC Animal Shelter. In September 2010, Shirley lost her 57-year-old husband, Jim, who soon left. Shirley started her own neighborhood viewing program, blog, and entire volunteer patrol in her home area of El Cajon. He graduated from RSVP at El Cajon Police Department. Following growing success և enlargement, Redmond, head of the ECPD, nominated Shirley “Texas Cat” as “CITIZEN OF THE YEAR 2013 EL CAJON”. He was shocked և so grateful that he was chosen for this honor. He retired in June 2021 after many years of dedication after the Covid-19 crisis. Shirley leaves many stories և memories և left to her sons, Rick և Steve. The loving daughter, the bodyguard և the assistant, Susie, together with her loving husband Andre, the “fixer, the buyer, their goer” promised the great Jim. She’s Shirley’s friend Bill, who is a good person to my mother. six grandchildren: Shane, Jennifer, Carly, Ricky, Michael և Megan; The big nine are McKenzie, Kennedy, Lily, Olivia, Madeline, Ethan, Lucas, Ashley վեր Everett. Instead of flowers, please donate or, if possible, donate to the San Diego Blood Bank or the Radi Children’s Foundation in memory of Shirley A. Johnson. Services will be held Friday, November 12, at 10:00 a.m. at El Cajon Weslyan Church 92019. Pastries ը Bottled water will be available immediately after service. * This is a masked service * to participate.
Published by the San Diego Union-Tribune on October 31, 2021.