BLUNTZER, Texas (Robstown) - Mabel LaVerne Nesloney Johnson, 77, passed away May 2, 2010. She was born February 15, 1933, to Albert and Emma Nesloney in the Leona Schroeder Community in Jim Wells County, Texas

She was the beloved wife of James E. Johnson for 43 years; beloved mother of Jerry Don Johnson of Beeville, who is deceased; daughter Linda Johnson (Steve) Darby of Cove, Texas; grandmother of Bryce Darby of Cove, Texas; and Christine Darby (Will) Gery of Tucson, Ariz.; great-grandmother of Carson Darby; and sister of Gertrude and Utah Homilton of San Marcos, Texas. She is also survived by several nieces and one nephew.

She was noted for her love of her furry children, cats Ringer and Dinger; Lil' Cat, Precious and Princess, as well as all the birds she fed.

Her Lord plessed her with a wonderful sense of humor, her beautiful smile and her infectious laughter.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m.Wednesday, May 5, 2010, with the family present between 5 and 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Orange Grove. Interment will follow in Sons of Hermann Cemetery in Orange Grove.

Dobie Funeral Home