Bessie Aline Cato Johnson
Johnsonville – Services for Bessie Aline (Cato) Johnson, 86, of Johnsonville were held Sat., Feb. 8, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Vian with Pastor Curtis Davis and Eric Collins officiating. Burial followed in Box Cemetery north of Vian under the direction of Forever Memories Funeral Service, Sallisaw.
Bessie was born on Aug. 27, 1933 at Snake Creek, Okla. to Eulas and Ethel Risley Cato and passed this life Fri., Jan. 31, 2020, peacefully at her home. She was a lover of God, life, family, laughter and music.
She is survived by her four children, Deanna Barrett, Bruce Johnson, Sheila Hall and Kent Johnson; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; three sisters, Sally McNab, Peggy Turney and Alice Miller; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Lola May Cato and Viola Franks; and one brother, William Cato.
Pallbearers were Bret Buttery, Aaron Johnson, Clinton Cato, Matthew Johnson, James Johnson and Nathan Logue.