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“Charlie & Family, We were so very sorry to hear about your Dad. It's never easy. We know it helps somewhat to know that your Mom and Dad are...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Byron & Bridget Jenkins - Clifton, TX

“You were blessed with loving parents who you continued to show your love and support. They are both in God's Hands now and will continue to watch...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Patty Wampler Denice Hoggatt - TX

“My thoughts and prayers to all the family during this time of separation from B.A. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: E.E. HARVEY - Clifton, TX

“Charli--There is no better way to honor a parent than to be there for them when their circle of life closes in. You have done that first for your...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Galyon - San Antonio, TX

“Charlie,sorry for you and your families loss. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: David Gonzales - Waco, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jeff and Dan Pechacek - Waco, TX

“Charli and Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Patty Garrett - Boerne, TX

“Charli and Family, I feel your loss; I know your pain and grief. Our God is good and I know he has been with each of your on this journey and...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Gray - San Antonio, TX

“Charlene, Our God is an Awesome God. Your Mom and Dad are in His Presence. How Awesome is that! You,your family and friends are in my prayers. ...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jan DuPree - San Antonio, TX

“By God's mercy, both your parents are together. Our prayers and sympathy go out to the family. Charlene, you know you are in our thoughts. God...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Dixie Martin - Boerne, TX


B. A. Johnson September 22, 1925 – July 5, 2013 B. A. Johnson, 87, formerly of Waco, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, in Clifton, Texas at Lutheran Sunset Home. Services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Cranfills Gap, Texas, with Pastor Joan Iker officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Olaf Rock Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home. B. A. was born on September 22, 1925, in Cranfills Gap, Texas, where he attended public schools. Upon high school graduation he joined the Army Air Corp, training at Lemoore Field, California and Walla Walla Field, Washington. B. A. served as a turret gunner during WW II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. After being honorably discharged from the service, B. A. joined Gulf Oil Corporation as a district consignee. He married Gladys Bakke on November 25, 1952, and later relocated to Waco, where he was employed with Rocketdyne International until 1971. B. A. later joined Farmers Insurance as an agent, until his retirement in 1990. He was a lifelong Lutheran, with memberships at Christ Lutheran, Waco and St. Olaf Lutheran, Cranfills Gap. He was preceded in death by his parents, a younger brother, and most recently, by his wife of 60 years, Gladys, in October, 2012. B. A. is survived by daughter Charlene of San Antonio; sons Charles and wife, Lori, of Waco and Gary, and wife, Rose, of Belmont, CA: granddaughter Jessica and husband, Tony, of Frisco; three great-grandchildren, Erin, Matthew and Nathan; brother Ivan and wife, Junelle, of Red Oak, TX; brother-in-law Olee Bakke and wife, Maxine, of Clifton; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to express sincere appreciation to Lutheran Sunset Ministries of Clifton, TX for their compassionate care and dedication. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Sunset Ministries, Box 71, Clifton, TX 76634 or St. Olaf/Rock Church Cemetery Assoc., Cranfills Gap, TX 76737. You are invited to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.wilkirsonhatchbailey.com. WILKIRSON-HATCH-BAILEY