Johnnie Raborn, 87, of Shelbyville, Texas, passed away on November 4, 2017 in Center, Texas. She was born on March 13, 1930 in Votaw, Texas to Pate Moore and Nancy Cox Moore. Funeral services for Mrs. Raborn will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kevin Windham officiating. Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery. A visitation will be held prior to service time from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel.
Johnnie was one of a kind. She was definitely a people person. She liked being around others and in her words, “if they don’t like it, that’s their problem.” Johnnie enjoyed square dancing, learning to play the guitar, cooking, quilting, bird hunting, fishing and hunting. She found great pleasure spending time with her grandchildren and her family. She was a member of Lydia Baptist Church.
Johnnie is survived by her loving husband, William “Bill” Raborn of Center; sons, Billy Collier and wife, Susan of Cleveland, Jimmy Collier and wife, Doris of Cleveland; brother, Richard Moore and wife, Dorothy of Cleveland; sisters, Bonnie Robinson of Shelbyville and Melena Burress of Livingston; grandchild, Courtney “C.W.” Collier and wife, Keisha of Cleveland; and great grandchild, Olivia Collier of Cleveland.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Pate and Nancy Moore; brothers, Olief Moore and Elmer Moore; sisters, Faye Jones and Annie Lou Redd; and grandchild, Dusty Gene Collier.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Raborn’s service will be C.W. Collier, Josh Windham, Jason Ducey, Justin Moore, Keith Moore, and Mark Hohimer.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Raborn's service will be C.W. Collier, Josh Windham, Jason Ducey, Keith Moore, and Mark Hohimer.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in memory of Johnnie Raborn to the charity of your choice.