JOHNNIE FAYE VANDYGRIFF FOMBY
Johnnie Faye Fomby, age 89, of Texarkana, Texas, died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Stuttgart, Arkansas.
Mrs. Fomby was born February 5, 1928 in Maud, Texas. She was retired from Red River Army Depot and a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, of fifty two years , Robert “Bob” Emmett Fomby, her parents, John and Mabel Vandygriff and ten brothers and sisters.
Johnnie was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend.
She is survived by her children: daughter, Rita Bivens and husband Harrell of Heath, Texas; daughter, Pam Starks and husband David of Stuttgart, Arkansas; one son, Mark Fomby and wife Mona of Texarkana, Texas; daughter, Terri Bowerman and her husband Doug of Heath, Texas; eight grandchildren: Brent Bivens and wife Christie of Heath, Texas; Matt Bivens and Stefan Hayner of Ft. Worth, Texas; Kristen Gibson and husband
Brad of Texarkana,
Texas; Rachel Fomby of Dallas, Texas; Cody Starks and Mary Estes of Haughton, Louisiana; Jack Bowerman of Heath, Texas; Sam Bowerman of Heath, Texas; and Abby Bowerman of Heath, Texas; four great grandchildren; Presley Bivens, Emerson Bivens, Landry Bivens, of Heath, Texas; Gianna Estes of Haughton, Louisiana; and a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P. M. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with
Rev. Jeff Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1301 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, Texas 75701.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday afternoon from 1:00 to 2:00 P. M.
Private committal service will follow the service.
Register online @ www. chapelwoodfuneralhome.