- Ada, Oklahoma

December 21, 2013



ADA — Services for Elizabeth Gwen Johnson Thurman, 44, Ada, are 10 a.m. Monday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Richard Atzbach officiating. Burial follows at Box X Cemetery, northwest of Ada.

Mrs. Thurman died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at a Midwest City hospital. She was born Nov. 20, 1969, at Ada to Billy Roy and Helen Hilton Johnson. She attended Ada schools.

She married Donald Thurman.

Mrs. Thurman was a nurse’s aide at Ballard Care Center and also a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Thurman; one son, Johnny M. Roland of Ada; three daughters, Ashlan Ray Stewart, and Sarah and Celeste Lyda, all of Ada; her mother, Helen Johnson of Ada; three brothers, Danny Wall, Billy Dwight Johnson and Steven Shane Johnson; and a granddaughter, Anna Bell Walker.

She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Roy Johnson.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada