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Dora Fay (Hocutt) Johnson

November 22, 1926 ~ August 22, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Dora Johnson Obituary

Dora Johnson, 96, of Cooper, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2023.

Dora was born November 22, 1926, in Cedar Creek, Texas to Robert and Mattie (Sissel) Hocutt. Dora married Delbert Johnson on December 18, 1952, in Athens, Texas. She graduated from Cooper High School in 1944.  Immediately after graduation, Dora worked at Perry Brothers in Cooper. In 1949, Dora began a 35-year career at the Delta County ASCS office in Cooper. She retired from the ASCS office in 1984.  Following her retirement from the ASCS office, she worked at the Cooper High School Snack Bar. A few years later, she worked as a typesetter at the Cooper Review.  She worked into her 80s as a substitute teacher for Cooper ISD.  Dora was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church in Cooper.

Dora is survived by her grandson Raydean Johnson and wife Misty of Cooper, granddaughter Amber Currie and husband Timmy of Paris. Survivors include her great-grandchildren: Lyla Faye Johnson, Mattie Mae Johnson, Allyson Dority, Kayleigh Dority, Kaydence Currie, and Addyson Currie.  Other survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.  

Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at the First Baptist Church in Cooper. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Brother Johnny Witherspoon officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Delta County Child Welfare Board in care of Lou Ann Murray, 457 CR 1100, Cooper, Texas 75432, or to the Delta County Library, 300 W. Dallas Ave., Cooper, Texas 75432.

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August 26, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
500 E. Dallas Ave.
Cooper, TX 75432

Funeral Service
August 26, 2023

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church
500 E. Dallas Ave.
Cooper, TX 75432

Interment following funeral service
August 26, 2023

Oaklawn Cemetery, Cooper, Texas


Delta County Child Welfare Board in care of Lou Ann Murray
457 CR 1100, Cooper TX 75432

Delta County Public Library
300 W. Dallas Avenue, Cooper TX 75432


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