Johnnie Kay Cassell







Johnnie Kay Cassell, 95, of Center, Texas passed away on July 25, 2019 in Center, Texas. She was born on July 13, 1924 in Shelby County, Texas to Homer Kay and Ruby Bounds Kay.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Mangum Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating.  Interment will follow at Strong Cemetery.  

A visitation will be held on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 6-8PM at Mangum Funeral Home. 
Johnnie was born and raised in the Huxley community in Shelby County, Texas.  She attended Ballard School.  Johnnie was a devoted wife, mother, and sister.  She married the love of her life, Howell Cassell, at a young age, spending many years together until his passing.  Johnnie enjoyed cooking, sewing clothes, and especially telling stories of old times.  She loved the outdoors, whether it was spent fishing with the grandchildren, taking them to the lake, or playing some basketball.  

She is survived by her son, Bobby Howell Cassell; daughters, Johnnie Howell Cook, Judy Marie Goings, Glenis Tom Carroll, Joy Lynn Redmon; 12 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; and 21 great- great grandchildren; brother, Charles “Bill” D. Kay; sisters, Epsie Fernandez, Evelyn Kay Miley; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss her dearly.

Johnnie is preceded in death by her loving husband, Howell Cassell; son, Bobby Joe Cassell; grandchildren, Jason Eli Redmon, Kenneth Leon Carroll, Flint Goings, Penny Hughes, Ricky Leon Goings; great grandchildren, Austin Underbrink, Antonio Aguilar, Michael Powdrill; sisters, Elaine Glenn, Else “Happy” Clark, Bertha Lee Davidson; brother, Louis Kay.

Pallbearers serving will be James David Carroll, Robbey Dutton, Jamie Carroll, Jack Tyre, Cody Price, and Dusty Lout.

The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center, Texas. 

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