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Johnnie Kenan Wilson

October 19, 1924 — September 2, 2022

Johnnie Kenan Wilson, age 97, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022, at River Ridge Nursing Home in Corpus Christi, Texas.  She was born on October 19, 1924, in Burnet County, Texas to Milton and Alice McCoy Kenan.

Graveside services will be held at Naruna Cemetery on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 10 am.  The family will be greeting friends and relatives at 9 am before the service.

Johnnie grew up in Lake Victor, Texas, and graduated from Lampasas High School.  After high school, she worked for Cass's Drug Store.  Johnnie married Stanley McCall Wilson in 1946 and they moved to Corpus Christi at that time and actively served at Second Baptist Church and then West Heights Baptist Church.  Upon retirement, they moved to Naruna, Texas where they joined Naruna Baptist Church.  They were happily married for 72 years.

Johnnie filled her time as an at-home mom for her two children, Ken and Lindy.  She was actively involved in their lives as mom, seamstress, and chauffeur.  She later became an avid quilter.

Johnnie was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley; her parents, Milton H. and Alice Kenan, and her brothers, Alton, and James Kenan.

Survivors include her children, Ken (Janis) Wilson of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Lindy (Larry) Wilson of Orange Grove, Texas; grandchildren, Kenan Wilson and Nikki Wilson, both of Corpus Christi, Texas; 6 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations are made to a charity of your choice. 

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