Shirley Johns, 69, of Beaumont passed away Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Village Creek Nursing Home in Lumberton.
Shirley was born July 1, 1943 in Beaumont, Texas to Joseph and Maxine Abate. She enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling and loved the outdoors.
Shirley is preceded in death by her loving husband, Gary Wayne Johns and one sister, Gloria Miller.
She is survived by a son, Jack Parham and wife Mari; brother, Joseph "Bubba" Abate Jr.; sister, Linda German and a grandson, Evaristo Castillo.
Funeral Services for Shirley Johns will be held Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Condolences may be offered at: www.forestlawnmpfh.com