Funeral Expenses & Financial Support

On Thursday, James Johnson received a phone call that changed his life forever.  His wife, Cynthia Johnson, passed away unexpectedly in her sleep.  Regretfully, Cynthia did not have a life insurance policy to prepare for the loss of an income or funeral costs for James.  My dad is a very proud man who would never ask for help. Although he may have a tough shell, he is one of the most hard working, loving and caring people and is always willing to help those in need.

So, that being said we, Dana, Ryan, Jayson and I, would like to help James navigate through this very difficult time while also learning to live life and make ends meet without Cynthia.  Anything you can do to help alleviate this sudden financial burden would be an amazing blessing and truly appreciated.  We understand some may not be able to offer monetary assistance, and we are so thankful for any thoughts and prayers you send us in this time of grief.

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Cynthia Kaye Johnson, 62, of Louise, Texas passed away suddenly on January 16, 2020.  She was born in Camden, Arkansas on October 4, 1957 to the late Sam Robertson and Hazel Robertson.  She was a graduate of Camden Fairview High School in 1976.  She worked at Schultz Saloon in Seguin.

Cynthia was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend.  Many envisioned her as a jack of all trades. She was passionate and devoted to the American Mustangs, Rottweilers and Blue Lacy dogs. Throughout the past 15 years, Cynthia was a true ambassador and mentor for the Blue Lacy dog breed. Cynthia truly loved Lacy dogs.

Cynthia and husband, James, raised and sold quality Blue Lacy dogs on their property known as Podunk Heaven Kennels.  Cynthia’s knowledge on genetics, structure, breeding and animal husbandry was vast. She was a breed inspector with the LGDR, and played a vital role in all revision of standards and guidelines for the maintenance of the breed that she absolutely loved. Cynthia was also a photographer who donated her true talent at dog events, friends weddings and gatherings. So many are grateful for all the memorable times she helped capture.  She truly contributed every chance and every way she could.  Cynthia shared her knowledge with anyone that asked.  If it was mustangs, dogs, well formulated documents, photography, or just how to get the best quality deal on anything, Cynthia would spend countless hours to make sure she helped anyone who called or asked.

Cynthia is survived by her husband, James Johnson, her daughter Dana Caudell and grandson Hayden of Seguin, her son Ryan Waterbury and wife Brittany of Luling, her stepdaughter Jessica Zarate, husband Emmanuel and grandchildren Caden and Kylie of Katy, her stepson Jayson Johnson of Louise; her father and mother-in-law Milton and Loretta Johnson of Louise; her brother-in-law Doyle Johnson, wife Maura and niece Kaitlin of Houston; and sister-in-law Lesli Crabtree, husband Damon and nephews Riley and Ross of Shallowater.

Cynthia was preceded in death by her father Sam Robertson, her mother Hazel Robertson, and her brother, Sam Robertson.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony will begin at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at First Lutheran Church in El Campo with Pastor Grier officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Cynthia may be made to James Johnson.

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