Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 11, 2013

C.V. Johns

C.V. Johns, 70, of Palmer, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 in Waxahachie.

He was born Jan. 22, 1943, in Clovis, N.M. to Melvin Virgil and Laura Juanita (Morris) Johns. He married Vickie Teer on June 5, 1999, in Glenn Heights.

 Mr. Johns served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969 in the combat infantry. He served in the law enforcement for 30 years. He served for 25 years in DeSoto as captain, two years in Venus and retired from Italy as Police Chief ending his career. He was a member of the Chiefs of Police Association of Texas.

He loved to do woodwork, drawing and sketching. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister.

Survivors include his loving wife Vickie of Palmer; four children, Bennie Lynn Johns of Venus, Virgil Eugene Johns and wife Jennifer of Farmington, N.M., Erick Holt and his wife Dana of Waxahachie, and JoLynn Baird and husband Barry of Waxahachie; five grandchildren; his brother, M.O. Johns of Red Oak; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.  

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at The Avenue Church, 1761 N Highway 77, Waxahachie. Interment will follow at New Harmony Cemetery in Van Zandt County.    

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors or the charity of your choice.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the C.V. Johns obituary.

Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

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