Cascile, age 89, passed away on June 26, 2023. Born March 10, 1934, to Joe and Virginia Johnson in Eupora, Mississippi, she came to Colorado Springs in the late 1950s. Also, a resident of Middletown, Ohio and San Antonio, Texas she lived longest in Colorado Springs and considered it home.
Among her achievements was being one of the earliest women department managers in two of the city’s largest retailers. However, Cascile was proudest of her children and their families. She cherished her fellowship at Fresh Start Baptist Church where she was lovingly known as Mother Coffey.
An avid sports fan, she supported all Denver sports teams but included the San Antonio Spurs and Ohio State in the mix. Cascile loved to travel and her trip to Europe in the 80’s was just one of her many travel sagas.
She is survived by her children: Brenda Johnson (William), Angela Coffey, Steve Coffey (Jacquelyn), and Carol Chabbar; her sisters: Barbara Brown (Robert) and Hellen Jones; her grandchildren: Marcus Brockman, Brandon Watts, Andrea Coffey, Lauren Coffey, William Johnson, Jr. (Kaitlin) and Katherine; and her great-grandchildren: Jayden Coffey, Gabriella Brockman, Miles Johnson, Isaiah Johnson, Solomon Johnson, many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Joe and Virginia Johnson; daughters: Sandra Harris and Debbie Hughes; brothers: Robert Charles Johnson and Joe Johnson, Jr., and sisters: Caro Flowers and Erise Bolin.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, July 7, 2023, at Shrine of Remembrance, “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910. Viewing at 9. Entombment will be held at Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, “Gate of Heaven”.
Memorials in Cascile’s name may be made to Fresh Start Baptist Church, 2105 Monterey Way, Fountain, CO, 80817.