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Joanne E. Bauman Johnigan, 90, died peacefully on Monday, September 11, 2017, in Houston, TX.
Mrs. Johnigan was born in Pensacola, FL. She and her family, moved to Beaumont. She attended Beaumont High School, where she met her to be husband, William Bill Johnigan, and graduated in 1944.
During her lifes work, she served as President of the PTA, President of the Air Conditioning Workers Association and was the secretary for 20+ years to the Scholes Field Airport manager in Galveston, TX. They moved to Bedias, TX. She had a dress shop named Fashion Fair in downtown Huntsville, TX. They chose to move to Baton Rouge, LA, due to Bills failing health. After Bill passed, Joanne started a resale shop named GJos Treasure Chest near Drusilla Lane. Later on she moved to the Houston area to be close to her sons and their families.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Dot Bauman, her parents, Eva Blackmon Bauman and Johanna Ollie Bauman and her husband, William Bill Johnigan.
She is survived by her brother, John Buddy and his wife, Elaine Bauman, Baton Rouge, LA. She is also survived by her sons, William Sonny Johnigan, of Houston, Robert Robbie and wife Mona Johnigan, of Houston and David and wife Jane Johnigan, of Texas City. Joanne has eight grandchildren, 16 great-grand children and one great-great-grandchild.
A memorial service will be held, 28Oct2017, 4:00 PM at the Crossbridge Christian Church, 15415 West Rd, Houston, TX, 77095.
Published on October 5, 2017
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