Evelyn Johnson

Label Executive, Booking Agent

Date of Birth:  September 28, 1920

Date of Death:  November 1, 2005    Houston, TX

Place of Burial:  Paradise North Cemetery

                          10401 West Montgomery Road

                          Houston, TX 77088

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Garden of Saints, Block 4 1/2, 

                            Space 2, Plot 249N                             

                            29° 53' 19" N / 95° 27' 17" W

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