Alma Carter Johnson

Alma Carter Johnson, 90, of China Spring, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at her home.

Service Information: Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, at Lake Shore Funeral Home followed by the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at China Spring Cemetery.

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Alma was born July 3, 1930 in Mentor, Kentucky to William Harrison Cox and Lula Kirby Cox. Alma has been a resident of this community since 1961. She was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church and was the owner and operator of Carter’s Landscaping and Nursery for many years.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Larry Carter; her second husband, Leo Johnson; daughter, Theresa Carter Case; granddaughter, Joann Case; three brothers, Elza, Raymond and Earl Cox; and three sisters, Margie Elm, Hazel Messmer and Viola Jarboe.

Alma “Mamaw”, as she was affectionally called, is survived by her grandsons, Jerry Case and wife, Mandy and Jeff Case and wife, Kristie; great-grandson, Sean (Toni Thigpen) Case; great-granddaughters, Harley Case, Katy Case and Jaycee Spanhanks; stepdaughter, Jeanine Sherman and husband, Robert; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials are suggested to The Church at Tree Lake, 11519 China Spring Highway at Tree Lake Rd., Waco, Texas 76708.

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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  1. Steven Jarboe and Beverly Jarboe and family

    Condolences to the Carter/Case/Johnson family of Waco, TX area on the passing of my Aunt Alma, their grandmother. We have many fond memories of Aunt Alma. She will be missed, but rest assured that she’s up in Heaven, walking the streets of gold with Joann and Theresa.

  2. Tressa S Massingill

    I worked for Miss Alma as a teeanger at Carter’s Nursery. I loved and still love working with plants and she was a major part of my love for gardening. My condolences to the family.

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