Shirley Jo Capps Johnson - March 10, 1945 - November 15, 2017

Shirley Jo Capps Johnson, 72, passed on to heaven on 11/15/2017 in New Braunfels, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 10 am, January 5, 2018, Tree of Life Church, 5513 IH 35 S, New Braunfels, Texas 78132. Shirley was born in Waco, Texas to Joseph and Grace Capps on March 10, 1945. She attended Conley High School in Waco, Texas where she was a Majorette in the Marching Band. She married LB Johnson in 1961 at Lakeview Baptist Church, Lacy Lakeview, Texas. For most of her life Shirley served others as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, nurse, and most importantly a woman dedicated to our Lord and Savior. Her final working years were spent in the Philippines serving as a missionary in the Cebu province.

Her kingdom impact will resonate throughout the generations to follow. Shirley is preceded in death by her Husband LB Johnson, parents Joseph and Grace Capps and Sister Anna Faye Carson.

Shirley is survived by her children Ricky Wayne Johnson, Cara Danette Johnson, Rodney Barry Johnson and nephew Johnnie Paul Johnson, Brother Neal Dean Capps, 11 Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren and Brother and Sister In-Law Johnnie and Bonnie Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Embrace Texas, a ministry serving fostered, adopted and orphaned children. (100 E. Louisiana St. Ste. 6 McKinney, TX 75069 or

The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff and management of Kirkwood Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Braunfels, Texas for their many years of caring for their mother.

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