Mrs. Vernell Johnson, 95 yrs. old, of Wharton passed away August 2, 2021. Vernell was born on December 22, 1925 in Wharton to Wiley and Dora Stepheson Brightmon.  

She is survived by her son Richard J. Boehm of Wharton, daughters: Metta L. Ross of Wharton, Eloise Temple of Omaha, NB., Myrtle Pierce and Josie Humphrey both of Dallas,  brother Donnell Brightmon of LaMarque, sister Joyce Moore of Wharton, eight grandchildren, a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, & other Relatives and Friends.

Mrs. Johnson’s Funeral services will be on Saturday, August 7, starting at 11:00 a.m., at Mt Calvary Baptist Church, Rev. Roy L. Harris  will be officiating and Rev. James Temple Eulogist.

Visitation will be at the Gooden-Hatton F.H. Chapel, Friday, August 6, 12–6 p.m.  We ask that everyone wear a mask when entering the building for visitation.

Please observe social distancing guidelines. By attending any public event you are acknowledging the risk of exposure to the Corona Virus. Please follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control:cdc.gov.

Services under the direction of Gooden-Hatton Funeral Home, Inc.  110 North East Avenue, Wharton, TX 77488

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