Dora Lee Johnson born to Dora Grant and Lee Van Johnson on August 17, 1930 in Washington County, Brenham Texas.
Dora Johnson married Winefred Siverand and to that blessed union was born 14 children as follows, Winefred Jr, Shirley, Rose a, Frankie, Stearling, Jack a., Huey P, Richard D, bridges T, Pearline, Lee van, Sidney a, Auther W, James. Dora has 18 grandchildren Lillie , Matty, Michelle, Michael, Martha, Jimmy James “JJ”, Gene, stearling Trey, Tamvernishha, Sidney Junior, Ayawa, Sa’ tron, Stefaan, Jack, Jameal, Sebastian, ayla, aadia. She also had Great Grand Children as follows Timothy, Christopher, Sherman, Corynn, Saeed, Elijah, Brooklyn, Jada, Jasmine, Avery, Stearling II, Sage, Malik, And a host of others. Great great grand children Are as follows; Brandon, Laurynn, Preston Ahlias, Sandra. Mrs.
Dora was preceded in death By her loving husband Winefred Siverand Sr. Of 41 years And her father Lee Van Johnson; Sons Winifred Junior, Frankie, Richard, Huey P, Lee Van and James. She also lost three daughters Shirley, Bridges T, Pearline, grandson Stearling Trey.
Miss Dora was fondly known as Bo Peep in her youth. She loved helping others no matter what the task, Dora was a mother to all, No matter your age, race or status, she enjoyed cooking and decorating homes. She moved from Galveston Texas in 1954 and joined Macedonia Baptist Church she was baptized by Reverend Gandy on a rainy Sunday. The Siverand family later moved membership to Taft Texas under Reverend A.D. Henderson when they served for many years as they raised their growing family at rising star Baptist church. Dora served as an usher her entire Christian journey her favorite scripture being “I’d rather be a doorkeeper in the house of the Lord than to dwell in the tent of the wicked“ psalms 84:10