Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


July 9, 2013

Allena ‘Nina’ Faye Elder Johnson

Nina Elder Johnson of Houston passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Navarro Regional Hospital. She was born Nov. 14, 1966 in Houston to Newburn Leo and Sylvia Follis Elder.

She spent her life caring for her family, especially her children.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Nina is survived by her children; Amber Duplechain, Michael P. Duplechain and wife, Marjorie, Sylvia Carrera, Joel Carrera, Jr. and wife, Daisy, and Jerrod Carrera. Along with her children, Nina is survived by Joel Carrera, the father of three of her children. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Michaela Coslett, Mikenze Coslett, Michaelynn Duplechain, Elizabeth Duplechain, Amelia Duplechain, Allena Raquel Carrera and Kylie Monique Carrera. Allena is survived by her sisters; Melinda G. Sanders and Ellen Cook and brothers; Rudolph Adam and Christopher Adam.

Visitation with the family was from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel in Corsicana.

Funeral services were scheduled immediately following the visitation at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 with Rev. Leroy Elmore officiating. Cremation will follow at a later date.

An online guestbook is available at and selecting the Allena “Nina” Faye Elder Johnson obituary.


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