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Leroy Johns
March 11, 1929 - February 26, 2007
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Graveside services for Leroy “Teyne” Johns, 77 of Kilgore will be ten a.m., Thursday, March 1, 2007 at Danville Cemetery with Reverend Dr. William J. Ingersoll officiating.  Mr. Johns died, Monday, February 26, 2007 in Kilgore, Texas.


He was born March 11, 1929 in Italy, Texas.  Teyne attended Kilgore Public Schools.  He was a carpenter/contractor in the Kilgore area and worked for Martin Gas for a number of years.


Mr. Johns is survived by his wife, Emma Nell Johns of Kilgore; children, Leroy and Debbie Johns of Gladewater, Ralph and Terri Johns of Avinger, Texas, Josie and Gary Atchley of Kilgore, Danny and Marion Downing of Kilgore; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Jenny Johns of Liberty City, Jamie and Frances Johns of Kilgore; one sister and brother-in-law, Emma Sue and Joe Hendrix of Kilgore; twelve grandchildren, Amy Ellis of Hallsville, Angie Shelton of Gladewater, Michael Johns of Gladewater, Jason Johns of Avinger, Travis Johns of Avinger, Chad Atchley of Tyler, Christa Mixon of Kilgore, Casey Jo Atchley of Kilgore, Wes Downing of Kilgore, Aaron Downing of Dover AFB, Bryan Downing of Kilgore, Katie Chamberlain of Longview; seventeen great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline Childers, Imogene Hill;  and a brother, E.E.”Bug” John, Jr.


The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Wednesday evening between six and seven-thirty p.m.

Leroy Johns
March 11, 1929 - February 26, 2007




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