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Name of Deceased: Lucille D. Jackson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Sept. 13, 1993
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Lucille D. Jackson, 88, of Columbia died Friday, Sept. 10, 1993, at Lenoir Health Care Center.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wilkes O'Brien officiating, Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at the funeral home.  Mrs. Jackson was born Feb. 13, 1905, in Monticello, Iowa to John Deischer and Nellie Noble Deischer.  On July 2, 1930, in Monticello, she married Howard C. Jackson, and he preceded her in death in 1974.  She was a homemaker and was involved in many community activities including the Garden Club, Tuesday Club and Gray Ladies.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and a former president of the Women of the Church.  She was also the first woman elder of the church.  Survivors include two sons, John Jackson of Michigan and James Jackson of Kentucky; one daughter, Ann Wadsworth of New York and four granddaughters.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and three sisters.  Memorials are suggested to the First Presbyterian Church of Columbia.


Name of Deceased: Euel L. Jacobs
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: June 11, 1985
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Euel L. "Jake" Jacobs, 70, of Columbia died Monday, June 10, 1985, at Boone Hospital Center.  Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bart Tichenor officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be at the funeral home for two hours prior to services.  Born March 26, 1915, in Boone County to Orrie David Jacobs and Mary Virginia Rule Jacobs, he married Fannie Barnes Jan. 25, 1935, in Fulton.  Mr. Jacobs was retired from the University of Missouri-Columbia physical plant, was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy at Okinawa.  He was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Surviving are his former wife, Fannie Jacobs; a son, Daniel Jacobs of Hartsburg; two daughters, Shirley Franklin of Madison, Va., and Sharon Adams of Columbia; three brothers, Elgin, Ralph and Gene Jacobs; five sisters, Virginia O'Brien, Helen Singleton, Thelma Randolph, LaVern Bentz and Mildred Sevier; and three grandchildren.  Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.


Name of Deceased: Fannie Barnes Jacobs
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Jan. 21, 2002
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Fannie Barnes Jacobs, 88, of Columbia died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2002, at Ashland Health Care Center in Ashland.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., with the Rev. Webster Brown and the Rev. Gary Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the funeral home.  Mrs. Jacobs was born March 6, 1913, in Boone County to Abb Clark and Nannie Elizabeth George Barnes.  She married Euel Logan Jacobs on Jan. 25, 1935, in Boone County, and he preceded her in death.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where she was in charge of nursery services.  She was the first licensed daycare provider in Boone County.  Survivors include two daughters, Shirley J. Franklin of Madison, Va., and Sharon L. Adams of Ashland; a son, Daniel W. Jacobs of Columbia; a brother Cecil R. Barnes of Columbia; three granddaughters; and a great-granddaughter;  She was preceded in death by four brothers, Wilbur Barnes, Floyd Barnes, George Barnes and A. C. Barnes; and two sisters, Beulah Johnson, and Mildred Reynolds.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 1121 Business Loop 70 E., Columbia, Mo. 65201.


Name of Deceased: Hannah Jane Johnson Jacobs
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Dec. 14, 1951
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Hannah Jane Jacobs, 82, died at Boone county hospital yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock after an illness of three years.  Mrs. Jacob was born at St. Joseph on May 24, 1869, to John and Emily Johnson.  A member of the Smith Chapel Methodist church at Englewood, she lived in Boone county for  many years and had made her home with her granddaughter, Mrs. John Singleton, Route 1, for 10 years.  Her husband, David Jacobs, died in 1940.  Survivors are, beside Mrs. Singleton, a son, O. D. Jacobs, Shipman, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. J. A. Hudson, Columbia; nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.  The Rev. J. Gordon Kingsley will officiate at services tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at Parker's Memorial chapel.  Burial will be at the Bonne Femme cemetery.  Pallbearers will be John Sevier, Lewis Smith, Thomas Sontag, Claude Weldon, Carver Walkup and Claude Howard.  The body will remain at Parker's until time for burial.


Name of Deceased: Sophie Elizabeth Jensen
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Feb 1, 2007
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Sophie Elizabeth Jensen, 76, of Columbia passed away Tueday, Jan. 30, 2007, at her home. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow immediately in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. She was born on Aug. 18, 1930, in Mineola, Iowa, to Henry and Mary Prien, and they preceded her in death. On Nov. 27, 1953, she married Clare Jensen in Mineola, Iowa, and he survives. Sophie really enjoyed gardening, playing cards, riding motorcycles and was really good at shuffleboard. She will always be remembered for her kindness, her laugh, being a great mother and a great friend. Sophie is survived by three daughters, Pam Elias and husband Ken of Columbia, Susan Kempf and husband Gene of Fayette and Karla Richardson and husband Stephen of Goose Creek, S.C.; grandchildren, Todd Wells, Angela Elias, Shelby Richardson and Emma Richardson; one great-grandchild, Demien Elias; and a sister, Doris Kusch of Omaha, Neb. Sophie was preceded in death by her brothers, Hans Prien and Authur Prien; and a stepbrother, Herbie Atwood. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 1900 N. Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65202.


Name of Deceased: Anna Eliza Smith Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: June 2, 1947
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Felix Johnson, 67, 503 Rogers street died at the home of her son, Raymond Johnson, 607 North Third street at 10 o'clock Saturday night following an illness of several weeks.  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Parker Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Harry Rigsby officiating.  Burial will be Memorial Park cemetery.  She is survived by her husband, Felix Johnson; one son, Raymond Johnson; two sisters, Mrs. Ed Taylor, Hannibal, Mo., and Mrs. Bessie Stockton of Columbia; a brother, Austin Smith also of Columbia, and three grandchildren.  Mrs. Johnson was born near Columbia July 11, 1879, to the late Robert and Russella Selby Smith.  She was a member of the Royal Neighbors and a member of the Methodist church.  Pallbearers will be Howard Smith, Virgil Hudson, Riley McGee, Floyd Hudson, Frank Brown, and Oray Jacobs.


Name of Deceased: Beulah Barnes Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: July 9, 1992
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Beulah B. Johnson, 81, of Columbia died Tuesday, July 7, 1992, at Columbia Regional Hospital.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 10, at Parker Funeral Service with the Rev. John Foley officiating.  Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday July 9, at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Johnson was born Dec. 7, 1910, in Columbia to Abb Barnes and Nannie George Barnes.  She lived her entire life in Boone County.  She graduated from Barnes Rural School and was a member of Prairie Grove Baptist Church.  On Oct. 22, 1935, she married Harold Eugene Johnson in Boone County, and he survives.  Surviving along with her husband are two daughters, Leona Quick and Naomi Allen, both of Columbia; two brothers, A. C. Barnes and Cecil Barnes, both of Columbia; two sisters, Mildred Reynolds and Fannie Jacobs, both of Columbia; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by two brothers and a grandson.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.


Name of Deceased: Birdie Lee Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun
Date: Oct. 21, 1960
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Birdie Lee Johnson, who had lived at Carrington for the past fivr or six years, died at 4 a.m. today at the Callaway Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient since Oct. 9 following a heart attack.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Johnson Cemetery near Elglewood in Boone County.  The body will lie in state at the Wallace Funeral Home here until time for the service.  A native of Boone County, Mrs. Johnson was born near Englewood on September 21, 1888, a daughter of John and Mary Adkins Little.  She was married on June 3, 1913, to E. E. Johnson, who preceded her in death on June 14, 1956.  Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mae Brown, Route 3, Columbia, Mrs. Marie Greger, Zion, Ill., and Mrs. Virginia Spencer of Fulton; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Name of Deceased: Christian Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Aug. 17, 1992
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Christian Johnson, 89, of Hallsville died Sunday, Aug. 8, 1992, at his home.  Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at Parker Funeral Service.  Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mr. Johnson was born April 3, 1903, in Callaway County to Sam C. and Lizzie Moreau Johnson.  On Oct. 27, 1926, he married Mabel Henry, and she preceded him in death in 1976.  He lived most of his life in Boone County, where he farmed his entire life.  He was a member of Hallsville Methodist Church.  Survivors include a son, Glen H. Johnson of Columbia; three daughters, Doria Squires of Columbia, Thelma Grimes of Osborn and Shirley Bedsworth of Hallsville; two sisters, Frances McDonnell and Betty Quisenberry, both of Columbia; 15 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.


Name of Deceased: Clayton Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Apr. 27, 2006
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Clayton Johnson, 85, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2006, in Columbia.  Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at Memorial Funeral Home.  Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Mr. Johnson was born Aug. 14, 1920, in Boone County to William E. and Nellie P. Johnson, and they preceded him in death.  Clayton was married to Marie Estes on Oct. 13, 1951, in Ashland, and she survives.  Clayton served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was stationed in the South Pacific.  He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and he was also a member of VFW Post 280 and the American Legion in Columbia.  He loved to fish, work with flowers and other outdoor activities.  His neighbors called him the "lawn mower man," and they remember him as as someone who was always willing to help others.  Clayton is survived by one sister, Ida Forsee of Lewisville, Texas; several nieces; nephews, great-nieces; and great-nephews.  Clayton was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.  Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 30638, Columbia, Mo., 65205.


Name of Deceased: Delbert Benton Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Jan. 4, 2001
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Delbert "Leftie" Johnson, 77, of Centralia (Wash.) died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2002, at the Evergreen Centralia Nursing and Rehabilitation Home.  Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Centralia (Wash.).  Mr. Johnson was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Boone County to William and Nellie Johnson.  He was married 49 years to his wife Doris, who died in 2000.  He drove a truck for Lakeside Industries and was a lifetime member of the local Teamsters Union.  He climbed Mount Ranier in 1971.  He was a member of the Centralia (Wash.) Eagles Aerie No. 512 and the Centralia (Wash.) Elks Club.  Survivors include a daughter, Dee Perry of Redmond (Wash.); a son, Dale Johnson of San Diego, Calif.; a brother, Clayton Johnson of Columbia; two sisters, Ida Forsee of Lewisville (TX) and Nadine West of Columbia; and two grandchildren.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, 12721 Thirtieth Ave. N.E., Suite 101, Seattle, Wash. 98125.  Arrangements are under the direction of Newell-Hoering's Mortuary in Centralia (Wash.)


Name of Deceased: Donald Lee Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Dec. 12, 1989
Submitters Name: Robert King
Obit: Donald Lee Johnson, 50, formerly of Columbia, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 1989, in Fort Pierce, Fla., where he lived for 20 years.  Mr.. Johnson was born June 6, 1939, to Raymond and Madlyn Johnson.  A Hickman High School graduate and a U.S. Army veteran, he taught scuba diving and worked as a millwright at the St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plant in Florida.  Surviving are two sisters, Jo Lewis and Joyce Hill, both of Columbia; seven nieces and nephews; and seven great-nieces and nephews.  His parents and one niece preceded him in death.  Private graveside services were Dec. 3, at Memorial Park Cemetery.


Name of Deceased: Doris June Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Setp. 28, 2000
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Doris June Johnson, 69, of Centralia, Wash., died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000, at the Providence Hospital in Centralia, Wash.  Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Chehalis, Wash., with the Rev. Jerry Lynch officiating.  Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at Newell-Hoerings Mortuary in Centralia.  Mrs. Johnson was born Sept. 8, 1931 in Columbia to Willie Lory and Opal Leana Sickles Brink.  She married Delbert Benton Johnson on March 9, 1951, in Columbia, and he survives.  She and her family moved in 1952 to Centralia, where she was a teller at the National Bank of Commerce and retired as accounting manager for Security State Bank when she was 65.  She was a lifetime honorary member of Lewis County Credit Professionals and a member of Centralia Eagles, Elks and Moose.  Survivors include a son, Dale Johnson of San Diego; a daughter, Dee Perry of Redmond, Wash.; two brothers, Lloyd Brink of Columbia and Raymond Brink of Longview, Wash.; a sister, Norma Brink of San Antonio; and two grandchildren.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association, Suite 101, 12721 30th Ave. N.E., Seattle, Wash., 98125


Name of Deceased: Doris Lavonn Johnson
Newspaper: The Daily Oklahoman
Date: Nov. 11, 1986
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Doris Lavonn Johnson, 60, OKC, died Nov. 8, 1986 at Baptist Medical Center.  Born Aug. 18, 1926 in MO.  Retired from United Founders Life Insurance Co., after 20 years service.  Survivors include her husband, Leonard of the home; two brothers, Bob Mallett of OKC and Bud Mallett of Columbia, MO; a granddaughter, Kelly Holliday, OKC and a great-granddaughter, Kassie Holliday, OKC.  Services 10 a.m. Tuesday Nov. 11, Primrose Funeral Home Chapel, 13313 N. Kelly, interment Memorial Park Cemetery (Oklahoma City, OK).


Name of Deceased: Edgar Russell Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: June 21, 1986
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Edgar Russell Johnson, formerly of Columbia, died Friday, June 20, 1986, in Edwardsville, Ill.  He was 73.  Graveside services have been set for 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia.  Funeral services will be held Sunday at Smith Funeral Home in Bethalto, Ill., where Mr. Johnson had lived for many years.  Born May 26, 1913, in Boone County, he was the son of Samuel and Belle Moreau Johnson.  He graduated from Hickman High School and received a bachelor of science degree in business from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1938.  Mr. Johnson married Ruth Irene Koester of Stewardson, Ill., on April 17, 1948, at Effingham, Ill.  She died Feb. 22, 1979.  Mr. Johnson was employed by the Olin Corp. in East Alton, Ill., for 35 years before his retirment in 1978.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bethalto.  He is survived by his brothers, Christian Johnson of Hallsville and Iven Johnson of Clifton, Texas; and by his sisters, Frances McDonnell and Betty Quisenberry, both of Columbia.  Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Research Center.


ELIZA JOHNSON
Mrs. Eliza Johnson died Monday in CA. Age 87 years died Jan 26th at home of her daughter Mrs. Leslie Jennings in Pomona, Ca. Death was from Dropsy. Mrs. J. was born on farm SW of Hallsville the daughter of late W. W. Tuckers and one of a  family of 16 children. Surviving besides the daughter, 3 grandchildren, 1 sister Mrs. Ella Pollard of Hallsville. Only remaining one of this large family. Her brother R. S. Tucker passed away de. 16, 1941. She grew to womanhood in the Hallsville Community. Uniting with the Christian church at Red Top in early life and after her marriage to John A. Johnson they lived in Centralia and community for a number of years. The body will be brought to Centralia for burial.
(Centralia Fireside Guard, Friday, January 30, 1942. Contributed by Peggy Thompson)


Name of Deceased: Elizabeth Belle Moreau Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Oct. 6, 1973
Submitters Name: Robert King
Obit: Mrs. Sam C. Johnson, 91, of 700 N. Garth Ave., died at noon Friday at Boone County Hospital where she had been a patient two weeks.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Parker's Chapel by the Rev. Arthur C. Fulbright.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Friends may call at the chapel after 2 p.m. today.  Survivors include three sons, Christian Johnson of Hallsville, Iven C. Johnson of Clinton, Tex., and Edgar R. Johnson of Alton, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. James E. McDonnell, 1514 Nifong Blvd., and Mrs. Charles K. Quisenberry of Route 6; 9 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Johnson, the former Lizzie Belle Moreau, was born July 12, 1882, to David and Eliza (Burnett) Moreau in Callaway County.  She was married to Samuel C. Johnson Jan. 14, 1900.  He died in July 1955.  A son, Herbert Johnson, died May 1923, and a daughter, Ina Belle Gilbert, died in April 1968.  Mrs. Johnson had lived most of her life in Boone County and was a life-long member of the United Methodist Church.  She was also a member of Mary Stephens Bible Class at Wilkes Boulevard United Methodist Church, the Welcome Club and the OAK Towers Club.  Pallbearers will be Jack Thompson, J. E. Potter, Richard Dinwiddie, Robert Short, Austin Jones and Willard Teel.


Name of Deceased: Emily Florence Bruner Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia, Missouri, Herald
Date: May 4, 1900
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Englewood - Died near McCredie, Callaway county, on the twenty-fifth of April, Mrs. Ed Johnson.  The remains were intered in the Johnson grave yard near this palce Thursday.  Florence Bruner Johnson was about 27 years old.  She leaves a husband and three small children to mourn her.


Name of Deceased: Esquire Edward Johnson
Newspaper: The Fulton Sun-Gazette
Date: June 15, 1956
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Esquire Edward Johnson, 84, died about 1:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at his home in Carrington, where he had lived for the past six years.  He was a native of Boone County.  Graveside services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Johnson Cemetry in Boone County near Englewood.  Johnson had been a farmer most of his life.  Born on June 6, 1872, he was a son of the late James C. and Mary White Johnson of Boone County.  Surviving are his wife, Birdie Lee; three daughters, Mrs. Frank W. Brown, Columbia, Mrs. Vada Marie Greger, Waukegan, Ill., and Mrs. Virginia Lee Spencer of Carrington; four brothers, Curt and Dan Johnson of Columbia, Calvin Johnson, Englewood and George Johnson of Route 4, Fulton; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Name of Deceased: Fielding Curtis Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: July 30, 1964
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Fielding Curtis Johnson, 79, of 106 N. 8th St., died at 5:30 p.m. yesterday at Boone County Hospital where he had been a patient since July 20.  He was born March 4, 1885, to James and Mary M. White Johnson in Boone County, where he lived his entire lifetime.  During his early life he was a farmer.  He later was employed by the Special Road District and General Telephone Co.  Johnson was a member of the Baptist Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lucille Fritz of Route 5, Jefferson City, and Mrs. Otho Smith of Auxvasse; a son , Rothwell C. Johnson of Pleasant Hill, Ill.;  two brothers, Calvin M. Johnson of Englewood and George Johnson of Fulton; 15 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.  Another son, Lloyd Johnson was killed during World War II and another brother, Dan Johnson, preceded Johnson in death.  Graveside services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Johnson Cemetery near Englewood.  The body will be at Parker's Chapel until time for the service.


Name of Deceased: Frank Edward Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: May 16, 1966
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Frank Edward Johnson, 70, died unexpectedlly yesterday afternoon in his trailer on the Curt Heller Farm, Route 7.  Mr. Johnson was born July 25, 1895 in Boone County to William Edward Johnson and Florence Bruner Johnson.  Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. William E. King of Route 5, Mrs. Durwood Lee and Mrs. Guy King both of Route 2, Mrs. Delbert Morton of 154 Hinkson Avenue, Mrs. Ray Singleton of Kennewick, Wash., and Mrs. John Anderson of Salina, Kan.; two sons, Leonard Johnson of Oklahoma City, Okla., and John E. Johnson of Collinsville, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Lena Anthony of 1206 N. 7th St.; a brother, Orville Johnson of Dallas, Texas; his stepmother, Pearl Johnson of 916 N. 8th St.; three half brothers, Harold Johnson of Route 2 Columbia, Clayton Johnson of 507 Price Avenue, and Delbert Johnson of Washington; three half sisters, Mrs. Raymond Baumgartner of Chicago, Ill., Mrs. Elzea Forsee of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. Virgil West of Route 7; 20 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be at Parker's Funeral Chapel at 3 p.m. Wed., with the Rev. James Short officiating.  Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be, Tommy Lee, Larry Lee, Harley Hyde, Robert King, all grandchildren of Mr. Johnson, and R. I. Morton and Curt Heller.  The body will be at Parker's until time for burial.


Name of Deceased: George Washington Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Herald Statesman
Date: Oct. 4, 1928
Submitters Name: Robert King
Obit: George W. Johnson Buried Sunday.  Funeral services for George W. Johnson who died Friday, were held Sunday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Crane, who lives south of Columbia.  The burial took place at the old Harris Cemetery, near Deer Park.  Besides Mrs. Crane, Mr. Johnson is survived by five other children; Mrs. Lulu Gilpin, Mrs. Wallace LaRoe, Mrs. Jack LaRoe, Samuel Johnson and Owen Johnson.


Name of Deceased: Harold E. Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Sept. 15, 1993
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Harold E. Johnson, 80, of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 13, 1993, at Meadowbrook Manor.  Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, at Parker Funerl Service.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemtery.  Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, at Parker Funeral Service.  Mr. Johnson was born Sept. 22, 1912, in Audrain County to Edward and Nellie Johnson.  On Oct. 22, 1935, he married Beulah Barnes, and she preceded him in death in 1992.  He lived most of his life in Boone County and worked as a carpenter and farmer.  He was a member of the carpenters local union and the Prairie Grove Baptist Church.  Survivors include two daughters, Leona Quick and Naomi Allen, both of Columbia; two brothers, Clayton Johnson of Columbia and Delbert Johnson of Centralia, Wash.; three sisters, Zeta Baumgartner of Fulton, Ida Forsee of Lewisville, Texas, and Nadine West of Columbia; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one grandson.  Memorials are suggested to an organization of the donors choice.


Name of Deceased: Henderson Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: June 13, 2010
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Henderson "Doc" Johnson, 83, of Englewood died Friday, June 11, 2010, at his home in Englewood.  Doc will be greatly missed by his family and community.  Graveside services conducted by Elder Steve Flowers will be at 2 p.m. Monday, June 14, at Johnson Cemetery near Englewood.  Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Parker Funeral Service Columbia.  Doc was born June 13, 1926, in Englewood to William H. and Blacnhie Little Johnson.  He lived within a mile of where he was born and was a lifetime resident of Englewood.  He was married to Opal Mae Crump on Feb. 27, 1954, and she survives.  He served in the U.S. Horse Calvary from 1943 to 1945.  He was a member of the Carpenters Local Union No. 1925 for 55 years.  Doc retired from the University of Missouri plant engineering in 1988.  He is survived by his wife, Opal of the home; two daughters, Connie Rouse and husband Rick and Marjean Johnson, all of Ashland; one sister, Flora Green of Ashland; four grandchildren, Megan Cunningham and husband Jason, Natalie Winscott, Caleb Rouse and Carlie Threlkeld, all of Ashland; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Lydia Cunningham of Ashland.  He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and two sisters.  Memorials may be given to the Johnson Cemetery, c/o Connie Rouse, 10651 E. Englewood Road, Ashland, Missouri, 65010.


Name of Deceased: Isabelle Dillion Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Herald Statesman
Date: July 6, 1922
Submitters Name: Robert King
Obit: Mrs. George Johnson, 1711 Paris road, died at 10:30 o'clock Saturday night at her home.  Mrs. Johnson was born November 24, 1854, in Virginia and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Schnellings Dillion.  She was married to Mr. Johnson March 25, 1872.  She is survived by her husband and six children; Mrs. Joseph Crane, Mrs. Jack Laroe, Mrs. E. J. Gilpin, Mrs. William Laroe, Owen Johnson, and Sam Johnson.  Short funeral services were conducted at 1:30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home by the Rev. J. A. Medley of the Wilkes Boulevard Methodist Church.  The body was taken to Deer Park for burial.


Name of Deceased: Iven C. Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: July 3, 1990
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Iven C. Johnson, 86, formerly of Columbia, died Tuesday, July 3, 1990, in Whitney, Texas.  Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. John Foley officiating.  Visitation is from 3 to 5 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.  Mr. Johnson was born June 4, 1904, in Callaway County to Samuel and Belle Moreau Johnson.  On Jan. 3, 1931, he married Lila Ruth Nichols in Jefferson City, and she survives.  He farmed in Boone County before his employment as a groundskeeper at the University of Missouri-Columbia.  After his retirement from UMC he moved to Texas.  Surviving with his wife are a daughter, Hazel Gullatt of Clifton, Texas; a brother, Christian Johnson of Hallsville; and two sisters, Frances McDonnell and Betty Quisenberry, both of Columbia


Name of Deceased: John Edward Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: April 22, 2010
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: John Edward Johnson, 78, of Marquette, Mich., died Saturday, April 17, 2010, in Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette, Mich.  Funeral services are being held in Michigan.  John was born on Jan. 12, 1932, in Columbia, the son of Frank Edward and Gertie Jane Griggs Johnson.  He married Dolores Luomanen on Jan. 21, 1955, in Jefferson City, and she survives.  He graduated from Hickman High School and St. Louis Business College.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  He owned and operated Johnson's Printing Service in Marquette.  Survivors include daughters, Jennifer Cass and Joy Maag; sons, John, Joseph and Jeff; seven grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ellen Anderson of Salina, Kan., and Margaret King of Chandler, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Johnson; sisters, Eula Singleton, Ruby King, Patsy Morton and Dorothy Lee, who died March 18, 2010; and a half brother, Eugene Johnson, who died in infancy.  Memorials are suggested to Gutenberg Ministries, P.O. Box 823, Marquette, Mich., 49855.


Name of Deceased: John Felix Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Dec. 1, 1948
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: John Felix Johnson, associated with Johnson Furniture exchange at 108 North Eighth street for the past 40 years, died at 9:10 o'clock this morning at the home of his son, Raymond Johnson, 607 North Third street.  Mr. Johnson had suffered a stroke Sunday evening and been seriously ill since that time.  He had been in ill health for several years, but had remained in business with his son.  THe body was taken to Parker Memorial chapel, where it will remain until time of services there at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon.  The Rev. H. L. Rigsby will officiate and burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Virgil Hudson, Ory Jacobs, Floyd Hudson, Frank Brown, John Singleton and Euell Jacobs, all employees of Mr. Johnson.  Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Lee, Tom Parsons, sr., Ray Hall, Les Ward, Eugene Crouch, and Brad Betz.  Born in Boone county August 18, 1878, Mr. Johnson was the son of the late J. M. Johnson and Emily Frances Johnson.  He was married on May 8, 1901, to Miss Anna Smith, who preceded him in death May 31, 1947.  Survivors include his son, Raymond Johnson; two granddaughters, Mrs. Harold Hill and Mrs. James Lewis, both of Columbia; one grandson, Donald Lee Johnson, Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Robert Karney of Hallsville, Mrs. James Hudson and Mrs. Hannah Jacobs of Columbia; and several nieces and nephews.  He was a member of Wilkes Boulevard Methodist church.


Name of Deceased: Josie Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Jan. 31, 2001
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Josie Johnson, 86, of Fulton died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, in Fulton.  Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Memorial Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Ms. Johnson was born Oct. 10, 1914, in Englewood to William and Blanche Little Johnson.  She worked at Stephens College for 25 years and was a member of Centralia United Methodist Church.  Survivors include two brothers, Oscar Johnson of Columbia and Henderson "Doc" Johnson of Elglewood; and a sister, Flora Green of Ashland.  She was preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.


Name of Deceased: Leonard F. Johnson
Newspaper: The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK)
Date: Oct. 28, 2008
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Leonard F. Johnson, 84, passed away at his home October 24, 2008.  He was born June 6, 1924, in Columbia, Missouri, to Frank & Gertie Johnson.  A celebration of Leonard's life will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at Memorial Park Chapel with intermant to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery (Oklahoma City, OK).


Name of Deceased: Lila Ruth Nichols Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Sept. 10, 2008
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Lila Ruth Johnson, 93, of Columbia passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Boone Hospital Center.  Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at Memorial Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visittation will be from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.   Mrs. Johnson was born in Elglewood on Oct. 20, 1914, to Lawrence and Alice Clinkinbeard Nichols.  She married Iven C. Johnson on Jan. 3, 1931, in Jefferson City.  He died in 1990 in Whitney, Texas.  Lila lived in Boone County in the early years of her life and moved to Texas and resided there for approximately 20 years after Iven's retirement.  She returned to Columbia in October 2000 following the death, in Texas, of her only child, Hazel Dean Johnson Gullatt.  She resided at Candlelight Lodge until August of 2002.  She is survived by a half sister, Katherine Gibbs Burgess of Victorville,Calif.; a half brother Dudley Gibbs of Ogden, Utah; and one sister-in-law, Betty Quisenberry of Columbia.  She was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law Frances McDonnell.  Memorial contributions can be made to Lighthouse Community Church, 4275 E. Route WW, Columbia, Mo., 65201.


Name of Deceased: Mabel Edith Henry Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Sept. 7, 1976
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Christian Johnson, 68, of Rt. 2, Hallsville, died Monday at 8 p.m. at the Boone County Hospital following an extended illness.  Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be nephews of the deceased.  Friends may call at the Memorial Funeral Home until time for burial.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Boone County to the late Albert and Lillian Gilpin Henry.  She was married to Christian Johnson October 27, 1927 and he survives.  She was the former Mabel Edith Henry.  She was a member of the Methodist Church.  Surviving other than her husband are a son, Glenn Johnson, Rt. 6; three daughters, Mrs. Earl Grimes, Osborn, Mo., Mrs. Bobby Bedsworth, Poquosin, Vir., and Mrs. B. R. Squires, Auxvasse, Mo. Rt. 1; four brothers, John Henry Rt. 4, Donald Henry, Rt.4, Carl Henry, Ashland, Mo., and Otis Henry, Irving, Tex.; four sisters, Mrs. Frank Lee, 107 N. Garth, Mrs. Noel Cunningham, Rt. 4, Columbia, Mo., Mrs. Paul Sapp, Rt. 4, and Mrs. Leornard Clark, Baldwin City, Kan.; 15 grandchildren.  Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.


Name of Deceased: Madlyn E. Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Aug. 18, 1980
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Madlyn E. Johnson, 75, of 607 N. Providence Road, died yesterday at Boone County Hospital after a long illness.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Al Bean of Calvary Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m tomorrow at the funeral home.  Johnson was born in 1905 to John F. and Cora Bell Coleman Nichols.  She married Raymond Johnson in 1921, and he preceded her in death in 1966.  She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Before her retirement, Johnson was a nurse at Ellis Fischel State Cancer Hospital for 19 years.  Survivors include one son, Donald Lee Johnson of Fort Pierce, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Harold Hill and Mrs. James O. Lewis, both of Columbia; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.


Name of Deceased: Mary Richardson Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: Nov. 5, 1982
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Columbian Mary Richardson Johnson, 84, died Nov. 4, 1982.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Rowley officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.  Mrs. Johnsonn was born Aug. 28, 1898, to Henry Clay and Margaret Payne Turner.  She married Marvin Richardson in 1917, and he preceded her in death in 1953.  She later married Horace Johnson in April 1959, and he survives.  Mrs. Johnson was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.  Survivors include he husband; two sons, Elton Richardson of Eufaula, Ala., and Robert Richardson of Wilmington, Del.; and two daughters, Juanita Poe and Luella Richardson, both of Columbia.  A son, Glen T. Richardson, preceded her in death.


Name of Deceased: Meredith Russell Johnson        
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune, Mar. 4, 1987
Submitted by: Robert King

Meredith Russell Johnson, 76, of Centralia died today, March 4, 1987 at Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico, Mo., where he had resided since May 1985.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Meador and Son Funeral Chapel in Centralia with the Rev. Stanley Owen officiating.  Burial will be in City of Centralia Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Mr. Johnson was born Dec. 5, 1910, in Thompson to Thomas Archibald Johnson and Mary Frances Reams Johnson and spent his boyhood in the New Hope community.  In 1934, he moved to the community of Hickory Grove where he farmed until his retirement.  He was inducted in the U.S. Army April 2, 1942, and served for three-and-a-half years with the 90th Division, 358th Infantry, Third Battalion Headquarters Company, half that time overseas in World War II in the European theater of operation in Germany.  Mr. Johnson received the Combat Infantry Badge with five stars of the ETO companies, five bronze Stars, a Presidential Citation with one Oak Leaf Cluster and a good conduct medal.  He was honorably discharged Oct. 21, 1945.  He was a member of the Baptist faith since the age of 12.  On March 9, 1947, he married Sopha Pearl Cook of Hallsville in Centralia, and she survives.  Also surviving are two sisters, Ethel Johnson and Mrs. Ruby (Horace) Turley, both of Mexico, Mo.; and several cousins.  A sister, Elsie Katherine Johnson preceded him in death Feb. 17, 1970.


Name of Deceased: Millard Turner Johnson
Newspaper: The Moberly Monitor-Index Democrat
Date: Nov. 4, 1979
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Millard Turner Johnson, 74, Moberly, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Moberly Regional Medical Center - North.  He had been in the hospital about two weeks.  He was born July 20, 1905, at Centralia, son of Charles R. and Harriett Allen Johnson.  He had lived here the past eight years after moving from Centralia.  He was a truck driver for the postal service.  Mr. Johnson belonged to the Grace Baptist Church.  Surviving are the wife, Nadine, of the home; two daughters, Rena M. Bird and Mrs. Sue Jolliff, both of Marshall; two sons, Linwood Johnson, St. Joseph and Robert Johnson, Olliveherst, Calif.; four brothers, Milton Johnson, Blue Springs; Finley Johnson, state of California; and David Lee Johnson and Charles Johnson Jr., addresses unknown; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Million-Taylor Chapel, Moberly, with Rev. Jim McElyea, pastor of Grace Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Garden at Marshall.  Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today.


Name of Deceased: Nellie Pearl Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Sept. 7, 1969
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Pearl Johnson, 84, of Route 7 died at Heritage at 11:30 a.m. Saturday after a lenghty illness.  Funeral services will be at 2:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at Parker's with the Rev. Jerry Anderson officiating.  Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mrs. Johnson was born Nov. 9, 1884 in Callaway County, the daughter of Thomas Benton Johnson and Mary Frances Porter Johnson.  She married William Edward Johnson August 29, 1907 and he died March 28, 1951.  Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ray Baumgartner of Chicago, Mrs. W. E. Forsee of Lewisville, Texas and Mrs. Virgil West of Route 7; three sons, Harold E. Johnson of Route 2, Clayton Johnson, 507 Price Ave., Dlebert Johnson of Centralia, Washington; a step daughter, Lena Anthony, 1206 North Seventh St.; a step son Orville Johnson, Oklahoma City, Okla.; a brother, Herman Johnson of Fulton; a sister Mrs. C. E. Woods of Fulton; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.  A son, Raymond Johnson and a sister, Mrs. Leona Eller preceded her in death.   Pallbearers will be grandsons of Mrs. Johnson.  Friends may call at Parker's Chapel after noon today.


Name of Deceased: Oscar Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: July 15, 2001
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Oscar Johnson, 93, of Ashland died Friday, July 13, 2001, at Ashland Healthcare.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, July 16, at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland with elder Wallace Johnson officiating.  Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery in Elglewood.  Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until services Monday at the funeral home.  Mr. Johnson was born April 3, 1908, in Boone County to William and Blanche Little Johnson.  He was a construction laborer and a member of Laborers' Union No. 955 in Columbia, earning his 50-year pin in 1999.  He was also a member of Elglewood Community Club.  Survivors include a brother Henderson Johnson of Elglewood; and a sister, Flora Green of Ashland.  He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters.  Memorials are suggested to Johnson Cemetery, in care of Berry Nichols, 8182 E, Route Y, Ashland, Mo., 65010.


Name of Deceased: Owen B. Johnson
Newspaper: The Brookfield Daily News Bulletin
Date: May 25, 1971
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Funeral services were held yesterday for Owen B. Johnson who died Saturday at his home in Purdin.  The services were held at the Purdin United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Robert M. Santry.  Burial was in the Purdin Cemetery under the direction of Wade Funeral Home.  Mr. Johnson was born May 9, 1883 in Columbia, the son of George and Belle (Dillion) Johnson.  He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and one brother.  He is survived by his wife, Martha (Moore) Johnson, of the home; one son, Hartley Johnson, Columbia; two daughters, Mrs. Charles Anderson, Centralia, and Mrs. Tom Roberts, Columbia; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Jack Laroe, Columbia.


Name of Deceased: Pettis Mathew Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Herold Statesman
Date: July 25, 1888
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Johnson - On Tuesday, July 17, 1888, at his home in New Virginia, Pet Johnson, formerly a resident of Ashland, Boone County.


Name of Deceased: Raymond Lee Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Dec. 2, 1966
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Raymond Lee Johnson, 64, of 607 N. Providence Road, died Thursday at the University Medical Center, where he had been a patient since Nov. 3.  Mr. Johnson was born March 10, 1902, in Columbia to John Felix and Anne E. Smith Johnson.  He was married to Madlyn E. Nichols June 13, 1921, and operated a Columbia furiniture business for 35 years prior to 1960.  A member of the Modern Woodmen of America, he also belonged to Wilkes Boulevard Methodist Church.  Survivors include his widow of the home; one son, Donald Lee Johnson, 25 Valley Court; two daughters, Mrs. James O. Lewis, 1509 June Lane and Mrs. Harold D. Hill, 2907 N. Brown Station Road; and seven grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Parker's Chapel, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Frank Brown, Clayton Johnson, Harold Johnson, John Singleton, E. Jacobs, and Howard Smith.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joel Wayland, Harold Grooms, Brad Betz, Jim Ryan, and Norris Smith.  The body is at Parker's.


Name of Deceased: Ruth Irene Koester Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Feb. 23, 1979
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Mrs. Edgar Johnson, 53, of Bethalto, Ill., died at 11:24 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Hospital in Alton, Ill.  Mrs. Johnson, the former Ruth Irene Koester, was born March 3, 1926, in Effingham, Ill., the daughter of Louis and Daisy Baker Koester.  She married Mr. Johnson on April 17, 1948, in Effingham.  Mrs. Johnson was employed at Stix, Baer & Fuller in St. Louis until she retired last year.  Survivors include her husband; one brother, Glenn Koester of Austin, Texas; four nieces and nephews.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Parker's Chapel with the Rev. William Sword of Prairie Grove Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Friends may call at Parker's Chapel from 7 to 9 p.m. today and on Saturday until time for burial.


Name of Deceased: Samuel Clifton Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Jul 16, 1955
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Samuel C. Johnson, 80, Route 2, died at 4:30 o'clock this morning at Boone County hospital following an illness of six weeks.  Mr. Johnson lived in Boone county for 50 years and was actively engaged in farming until the time of his illness.  Services will be at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at Parker's chapel with the Rev. Kermit Crawley officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Frank Barnes, Willard Teel, Austin Thompson and Edgar Short.  Mr. Johnson was born November 24, 1874, in Callaway county to George W. and Belle Dillon Johnson.  He was married January 14, 1900, to Lizzie Belle Moreau, who survives.  He was a member of the Methodist church.  Other survivors include three sons, Christian Johnson, Route 2, Iven C. Johnson, Route 4, and Edward R. Johnson of Alton, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Robert F. Gilbert, Brown's Station, Mrs. James E. McDonnell, Route 4, and Mrs. Charles K. Quisenberry, Route 2; a brother, Owen J. Johnson of Larned, Kas.; two sisters, Mrs. Jack Laroe and Mrs. J. Q. Whitmore of Columbia; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  The body will be at Parker's until time for burial.


Name of Deceased: Sopha Pearl Cook Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Tribune
Date: July 1, 2007
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Sopha Johnson, 94, of Centralia passed away Saturday, June 30, 2007.  Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 2, at Fenton Funeral Chapel in Centralia with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday.  Interment will be at Centralia Cemetery.  She was the daughter of John and Julia Cook.  She married Meredith Johnson, and he preceded her in death.  Survivors include two nieces, Frances Tompkins of Rocheport and Carolyn Lewis of Columbia.


Name of Deceased: Thomas Joseph Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Jan. 28, 1943
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Thomas Joseph Johnson, 22 days old, died at the University Hospital at 3:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon of pneumonia.  He had been admitted at 2:10 yesterday afternoon.  The infant was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson.  The father is away from Columbia in the United States Army and Mrs. Johnson is staying with her sister, Mrs. O. W. Holt, of 1608 Hinkson.  A graveside funeral was held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at Columbia Cemetery.  Father F. H. Dieckmann officiated.


Name of Deceased: William Edward Johnson
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Mar. 28, 1951
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: William Edward Johnson, 86, retired farmer, died at 1:22 o'clock this afternoon at his home in Hinton, after an illness of several years.  He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Pearl Johnson, and nine children, Clayton of the home, Delbert Johnson and Mrs. Virgil West of Hinton; Frank Johnson and Lena Anthony, Columbia; Mrs. Raymond Baumgartner, Chicago; Orville Johnson, Fort Worth, Texas and Harold Johnson, Route 1, Columbia; Mrs. Anthony and Frank and Orville Johnson were born to a previous marriage.  The body is at Parker Memorial Chapel.  No funeral arrangements have been made.

March 29, 1951

Funeral services for William Edward Johnson, 86, who died yesterday at his home in Hinton, will be held at 2'oclock tomorrow afternoon at Parker Memorial Chapel with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.  The Rev. C. E. Lemon will officiate.  Pallbearers will include Tom Bryson, A. D. Donner, L. M. Oder, Ruben Fisher, E. J. Willingham and Dave Hendricks.  The body will remain at the chapel until time for burial.  Mr. Johnson was born in Boone County September 12, 1865, to Pettis and Katherine Estes Johnson.  Survivors include his widow, nine children, 24 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.


Name of Deceased: Delores Jean Johnson Jones
Newspaper: The Columbia Daily Tribune
Date: Oct. 11, 1982
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: Delores Jean Jones, a lifelong resident of Centralia, died Oct. 10, 1982, at Columbia Regional Hospital.  She was 41.  Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fenton Funeral Chapel in Centralia with the Rev. Donald Carter, pastor of First Christian Church officiating.  Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.  A 1959 graduate of Centralia High School, she was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Born July 7, 1941, in Audrain County to Charles L. Anderson and Eva Jewell Johnson Anderson, she married Harry Arnold Jones Aug. 30, 1959, in Centralia, and he survives.  Other survivors are two sons, Jimmy and Johnny Jones of the home; her parents of Centralia; and one brother, Donald Ray Anderson of Centralia.  The family suggest memorials to the Diabetic Association or Eye Research Foundation of Missouri.


Name of Deceased: John Wayne Jones
Newspaper: The Mexico Ledger
Date: Sept. 9, 2004
Submitters Name: Robert King

Obit: John Wayne Jones, age 39 years of Centralia, died Sept. 7, 2004 in rural Audrain County.  He was born June 26, 1965 in Mexico, the son of Harry Arnold and Delores Jean Anderson Jones.  He was married Feb. 20. 1998 in Columbia, to Deborah Wilson and she survives.  Other survivors include two sons, Justin Wayne Jones, age 15, and Dylan Wayne Jones, age 6 years, both of Centralia; father, Harry A, Jones and wife, Velma, Mexico; brother, Jim Jones and wife, Tammy, Mexico; grandmother, Eva Jewell Anderson, Centralia; also aunts and uncles.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Delores Jean Jones on Oct. 10, 1982.  John was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and graduated from Centralia High School in 1984.  He had been employed at Diversified Plastics, Centralia.  The family suggests memorials to the trust fund for his sons, Justin Wayne Jones and Dylan Wayne Jones, in memory of John Wayne Jones, c/o Fenton Funeral Chapel, 104 South  Collier Street, Centralia, Mo. 65240.  In compliance with his personal request, there will be no services.  Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia, is in charge of arrangements.

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