Services for Gladys Johnson, 73, of Ada, were 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 10 th , at the Chickasaw Community Center, Rev. Randy Wade officiated. Burial followed at Steedman Cemetery. A wake was held Sunday, January 9 th , from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Johnson passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Chickasaw Medical Center. She was born July 16, 1948 in Ada, Oklahoma to Simon Thurman and Pauline Alexander Walker.
She married David Alden Johnson on January 26, 1967, in Ada. Mrs. Johnson was a housekeeping Supervisor for the Chickasaw Nation and on December 16, 2021 she accepted Jesus into her heart as her Lord and Savior.
Survivors are her husband, David, of the home; two sons, Jerry Johnson and fi ancée Erin of Ada, and Kerry Johnson and wife Tawahnah of Ada; two daughters, Paula Caldwell and husband Taylor of Stonewall, and Janice Johnson and husband Derek of Ada; four brothers, Herman Walker of Ada, Virgil Walker of Allen, Gary Walker and wife Laverne of Allen, and Toni Walker and wife Carolyn of Mill Creek; three sisters, Rosie Postoak of Allen, Hazel Wallace of Ada, and sister/best friend Ensie Drumgo and husband Willie of Ada; 16 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; her little dog Cocoa; and other loving relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Simon and Pauline Walker; two daughters, Rita Marie Rios and Sherry Kay Johnson; brother, Wordley Walker; and sister, Sally Graham.
Bearers were Kerry Johnson, Jerry Johnson, Derek Tiger, Cameron Johnson, Taylor Caldwell and Derek Colungo. Honorary bearers were Khailen Johnson, Titus Johnson, Jalen Johnson, Jordan Tiger, Windell Alfred, Jr., Pedro Colungo and David Rios.