Funeral services will be held Feb. 3, 2014 at Joplin Baptist Church. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
Johnnie was born Oct. 13, 1946 in Jacksboro to the late John Benjamin Franklin and Lessie Mildred (Hall) Erwin. He married Frances Gaye Giddens May 29, 1970 in Graham. Johnnie was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and worked for Double L Industries.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Erwin of Graham; daughters, Ann Garrett-Erwin of Granbury and Kim Richards and husband, Josh of Graham; son, John Erwin of Graham; daughter-in-law, Crystal Garrett-Erwin of Granbury; brothers, Sherwin Erwin and Billy Ray Erwin, both of Denton; sister, Frankie Sprayberry of Krum; grandsons, Christopher Sutton-Richards of Graham, Jordan Garrett-Erwin and Ashton Garrett-Erwin both of Granbury.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Breanda Erwin, Corenia Pitsinger and Josephine Hensley and brothers, Jerry Erwin and Derwin Erwin.