A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery, 440 E. Cedar St. on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
Suzanna Gonzales Johns, 37, of Taft was granted her Angel wings on August 25, 2012. She was born in Taft, California on July 3, 1975 to Louis and Elizabeth Gonzales. She graduated from Taft High School in 1993. Suzie was also a student at Taft Community College. She was a dedicated Christian lady with strong family values. She devoted her time to her three beautiful children, Evan (10), Reuben (10) and Sara (6) and was also the proud leader of a Girl Scout Troop. She loved walking, camping and spending time with her friends and family. Her mother, Elizabeth Gonzales, her maternal grandparents, Felix and Susan Rocha, and her husband of 14 years, Eric Johns, preceded Suzanna in death. She is survived by her children, Evan Johns, Reuben Johns and Sara Johns; brother, Arthur Gonzales; her father, Louis Gonzales all of Taft; her aunts and uncles, Lydia and Al Jones of Oregon, Irma and Reuben Garcia of Bakersfield, Norma and Joey Esquibel of Bakersfield, Virginia and Rod Sylva of Oregon, Carmen Wyatt of Idaho, Connie and Juan Razo of Bakersfield, Vicente and Flor Gonzales of Taft, Edward and Regina Gonzales of Bakersfield, Antonio and Marife Gonzalez of Taft, Rosemary Gaunt and Phillip Gonzales of Taft; and her many cousins. Viewing will be on Monday, September 3, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, 501 Lucard St., Taft, CA 93268. A graveside funeral service will be held in the West Side District Cemetery, 440 E. Cedar St. on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Rebecca S. Bateman and Phillip Gonzales. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chevron Valley Credit Union in Suzanna Gonzales-Johns name. To convey online condolences please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.