A baby girl was born to Harry and Macie Hooks in Muskogee, Oklahoma on February 6, 1931. They called her Magnolia. As a teenager she lost both of her parents and moved in with her father’s relatives in Tullahasse, Oklahoma, where she completed her high school education. Leter she met and married Homer Ray Johnson, Sr. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. To this union six children were born. Homer, Jr., Johnny, Desmond,Herman and Patsy. Magnolia had great resolve and when the marriage ended she didn’t lay down, she worked three jobs to provide for her children. Magnolia retired from Doctors Hospital after 30 years of employment. She enjoyed her retirement immensely. She traveled extensively. Magnolia was a faithful member of Greater Mt. Carmel for over 30 years were she served as W.M.U. and in the kitchen. She loved her church family. Magnolia was truly a gift from God, manifested in her works and love for others. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, sisters: Lenora, Stewart, Drucella Smith; brother: David Hooks; son: Herman Johnson; daughter: Patsy Johnson. Magnolia leaves to mourn, sister: Altus Wynn of Las Vegas, Nevada; sons: Homer (Rhonda) Johnson, Johnny (Renee) Veatrice, all of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Desmond (Monica) of Fayetville, Arkansas; niece/daughter: Voilette Smith of Houston, Texas; special niece: Danetta Hooks, special nephew Ray Smith (Dooley) both of Tulane, California. Along with a host of nieces, nephews, grandkids, great grandkids, family and friends. Condolences may be left on the guestbook on this page.
- Date & Time: August 15, 2015 (11:00 AM)
- Venue: Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church
- Location: 2037 N Utica Ave Tulsa, OK 74110 - (Get Directions)