Tina Marie Johnson, affectionately known as Tina Marie, passed away on November 11, 2023. She was born on July 16, 1943, in New Willard, Texas. She was the cherished daughter of Eloise Davis and Oliver Criswell. Tina Marie was preceded in death by both parents, her bonus mother Maseline Criswell, and her siblings Leatha Mae Cartwright, Alton Earl Simpson, and Clyde Billy Simpson.
Education played a significant role in Tina Marie's life, as she completed her studies in Monrovia, California. Armed with knowledge and a thirst for learning, she embarked on a fulfilling career as an inspector at Ball-Foster until her retirement.
Tina Marie was adored by all who knew her for her kind nature and warm heart. Her genuine and giving personality touched the lives of many. She had a natural ability to bring people together with her nurturing spirit and unwavering support.
Family meant the world to Tina Marie. She took great joy in spending time with her loved ones and always went the extra mile to ensure their happiness. Tina Marie leaves behind a loving family: Olivet Petties, Ollie Stephens (Melvin Sr.), Gary Lee Criswell (Kathy), Angela Figgs (Ralph Sr.) Shirley Criswell, Kathy Prescott, and Barbie Hunt. Special Friends: Tommy and Judy Campbell of Onterio California. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Tina Marie Johnson has left an indelible mark on all those she encountered throughout her journey. Her love for life will forever be remembered by those fortunate enough to have known her. Though our hearts are heavy with grief at this loss, let us also celebrate the beautiful life that she lived.
Special Thanks to: Pine Ridge Nursing Home, Gentiva Hospices, and Duncan Funeral Home
Pallbearers: Ralph Figgs Jr., Brandon Prescott, Terrance Prescott, De'Roderick Simpson, Jamar Criswell Sr., Mike Wyatt, Donta Stephens, Gary Candler
Honorary Pallbearers: Gary Criswell, Ralph Figgs Sr., Melvin Stephens