Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Johnny Lee Pena age 73 was born on July 20, 1944 in Durant, Oklahoma and passed from this life on February 2, 2018 in Denison, Texas with his loving family by his side. Johnny graduated from Durant Public Schools and later married the love of his life, Linda Kay McManus on October 7, 1967 at Pirtle Freewill Baptist Church. He retired from Pillsbury Company General Mills in Denison after 35 years of service. He was of the Nazarene faith and he attended Roberta Baptist Church. In his spare time he enjoyed ranching, steer roping, riding horses and collecting jeeps. Johnny held his family close to his heart and he treasured the time he spent with them.
Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, Evelyn Louise Dyer Pena and George Pena.
Loved ones left behind to cherish his memory is his loving and devoted wife of 50 plus years, Linda Kay Pena of the home; daughters, Kelli Lemke and husband David Lemke Jr. and Kristi Birdsong and husband Devin Birdsong; sister, Betty Payne; grandchildren, Derek Birdsong and Allyson, Kaylynn Curtis and Kameron Curtis and numerous extended family and friends.
A celebration of Johnny’s life will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel. Pastor Mike Wingfield will officiate. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends at their home in Calera. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to CurePSP.org or 1206 York Rd. Suite L-4 Lutherville, MD 21093.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Durant Funeral and Cremation Service
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