Noname JOHNSON Lela F NEWTON Florence M WRIGHT Mini tree diagram

Tommy K JOHNSON4,1,2,3

28th Oct 19281,2,3 - 29th Apr 19963

Life History

28th Oct 1928

Born in Elmore City, Garvin, Oklahoma.1,2,3

13th May 1950

Married Lela F NEWTON.3

29th Apr 1996

Died in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma.3

A train-auto accident

5th May 1996

Buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma.3


  • 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 14 April, BradyTownship, District 3, page 7A, Hse #111, Fam #112
    Wright, Jim W Head Rents M W 79 Married at age 20 AL AL AL FarmForeman
    Wright, Mary L Wife F W 54 Married at age 19 AL AL AL No Occup
    Wright, Arthur E Son M W 21 OK AL AL
    Wright, Florence Dau F W 18 Widow OK AL AL Launderer
    Johnson, Tomie Son M W 1 OK OK OK

    1940 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, 18 April, Ada,District 62-7, 731 W 15th St, page 19A, Hse #448, Owns $100
    Philpot, S C Head M W 42 Grade 5 b Oklahoma Rural [county not stated]Texas in 1935 City Park Laborer
    Philpot, Florence Wife F W 27 Grade 2 b Oklahoma Rural [county notstated] Texas in 1935
    Johnson, Tommie Son M W 11 Single Grade  b Oklahoma Rural [county notstated] Texas in 1935

    Tommie is mentioned as a survivor in his stepfather's obituary.  Hisname there is spelled Tommie.  But on his gravestone thename isspelled Tommy.

    Obituary of Samuel Clarence Philpot

    S Clarence Philpot
    Clarence Philpot, Oklahoma City, formerly of Ada, died Saturday night[7 January 1967] in a veterans hospital in Oklahoma City.  He was 70....
    Survivors include his wife, Florence; a step-son, Tommie K Johnson,Ada; two brothers, Joe R, Ada, and Earl Haskell, Garden Grove,California.
    --  8 Jan 1967 Ada Evening News, Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, provided byCynthia Mixon Beam

    Tommy K. Johnson
    Birth Oct 28, 1928 Elmore City, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    Death Apr 29, 1996 Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

    ADA- Services for Tommy K. Johnson, 67, Ada, are 3 p.m. Thursday atthe First Free Will Baptist Church, the Rev. Keith Burden officiating.Burial follows at Rosedale Cemetery.
    Mr. Johnson died April 29, 1996, in a train-auto accident at Ada. Hewas born Oct. 28, 1928, at Elmore City, to G. L. and Florence PhilpotJohnson. He lived in Ada all his life and attended Ada schools. Heretired as Ada Middle School custodian in 1991.

    On May 13, 1950, he and Lela Newton were married in Ada.

    He is survived by his wife, Lela, of the home; four daughters, AnnArcher, Red Bluff, Calif., Sharon K. Keeling, Darlene Thetford andKris Dowling, all of Ada; a half brother, Gordon Johnson, California;five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    His son, Rennie Lee Johnson, also died April 29, 1996.

    Bearers are Alvin McAnally, Clayton Suddock, Bob McNutt, J. T. Tatum,Ernie Staggs, and Kirby Wright. Honorary bearers are Luke Stonecipherand Red Rhynes.
    Criswell Funeral Home, Ada, is in charge of arrangements.

    Spouse  Lela F. Newton Johnson (1934 - 1999)
    Madayah Ann Johnson Archer (1951 - 2013)
    Rennie Lee Johnson (1955 - 1996)

    Burial Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

    Created by Kris Abelli Feb 15, 2012
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #85043811,


  • 1. 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 14 April, Brady Township, District 3, page 7A, Hse #111, Fam #112
  • 2. 1940 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
    • 18 April, Ada, District 62-7, 731 W 15th St, page 19A, Hse #448, Owns
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. Obituary of Samuel Clarence Philpot, Ada Evening News, Ada, Pontotoc,Oklahoma, 8 Jan 1967

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