June 5, 1945 ~ May 27, 2017
Lillie Bell Johnson was born in Seguin, Texas to the proud parents, Anderson and Dovie Johnson on June 5, 1945. Lillie was the youngest of six children born to the family.
Lillie graduated from Ball High School in Seguin, Texas. After graduating she attend St. Phillips College in San Antonio, Texas, where she had the honor of being named Miss St. Phillip"s. She received an Associates of Arts Degree in Business Administration in 1965.
A woman of deep faith, Lillie was saved at a young age and began serving God. Blessed musically and sharing her God given talent with many, Lillie played for several Sunday morning church services over the years.
In 1976, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. May's University where she majored in mathematics. She continued her love of education as she received graduate hours from the University of Texas at San Antonio from 1977-1979. Lillie worked for City Public Services from 1978-2007 as a computer programmer and software training development manager. During this time, she received a Masters of Arts degree from St. Mary's University where she majored in Speech Communication in 1993. In addition, Lillie taught computer and oral communication classes part-time at St. Phillip's for over 20 years
Lillie was preceded in death by her parents: Dovie and Anderson Johnson; two sisters: Elizabeth Fuller and Thelma Miller; Godparents: Lawrence T. and Ossie Lee Walters; Godbrother: Lawrence L. Walters and her nephew: Fred Johnson. Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Clarissa "Lisa" Tanner (Roderick); sisters, Tilma Richardson (William) and Ruby Robbins (Leroy); brother, Fred (Ronnye); aunt, Susie B. Bolton; grandchildren, Kamari Taylor (Jenard), Royce and Lawren Tanner; great grandchildren, Laylah, Makayla, Jenard Jr. and Londyn; nieces, Yvonne Fifer (William), Elizabeth Marie Fuller, Patricia Griffin (Carl), Cherrylle Miller (fiance Tony Felder), Pam Augustine, Sharon Miller-Mahoney, Freda Griggs, Alicia Smith-Robbins; nephews, Darryllee Miller, Eric Fuller (Sophia) and Richard Richardson and a host of relatives and friends.
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