Brooks Johnson, 82, of Corpus Christi passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at his home

after a long illness. He was born Nov. 10, 1927 in Corpus Christi to Otto M. and Varah

M. Brooks Johnson.

He served in the Merchant Marines. Brooks was a former resident of Pleasanton and

Kenedy, where he served as a Deacon in the Pleasanton Church of Christ and Kenedy

Church of Christ. He was employed by Halliburton for 23 years and then for A&B

Wireless for eight years and was a rancher. He was a member of Arlington Heights

Church of Christ in Corpus Christi.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Neva Joyce Johnson; and two grandsons,

Joshua Brooks Johnson and Chad Allen Staley.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Johnson of Corpus Christi; his sons, Wayne (Belva)

Johnson of Pleasanton, Bill (Billie) Johnson of Corpus Christi, and Kenny (Twila)

Johnson of Kingsville; his daughter, Sandra (Rick) Staley of Portland; his sisters, Kathryn

Thornton of Highland Village, Myrtle Rice of Corpus Christi, Deletha Asencio of Corpus

Christi, and Janette (Al) Hallmark of Kenedy; his brother, Henry Johnson of Houston;

five grandchildren, Nick Johnson, Jenna (Jeremy) Young, Kendra (Jimmy) Houston,

Kayla Johnson, and Heather (Brandon) Townsend; three great-grandchildren, Tyler and

Kayliegh Johnson and Zoe Townsend; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, May 28, 2010 at Arlington Heights

Church of Christ with Tim Bennett officiating. Burial followed at Memory Gardens.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home