Archive for Thursday, April 27, 2006

Flora Dee Johnson

April 27, 2006

FLORA DEE JOHNSON

Funeral services for Flora Dee (Brown) Johnson, 88, Baldwin City, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Mrs. Johnson died April 25, 2006, at Baldwin Care Center, Baldwin City.

She was born Oct. 15, 1917, at Booneville, Ark., the daughter of Dee L. and Lydia Mae (Crawley) Brown. She attended schools at Seminole, Okla., and graduated from Ottawa High School in 1935.

She married Leo Henry Johnson Oct. 7, 1947, at the United Methodist Church, Hebron, Neb. He died Oct. 17, 1975. She worked at Mode-O-Day, Ottawa, and later at Hercules Sunflower Ammunition Plant, De Soto. She worked at Bendix, Kansas City, retiring in 1976.

She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Ottawa, where she was active in the United Methodist Women and taught Bible School. She also taught Bible School at the New Hope Baptist Church, Kansas City. She was a member of the Lincoln School PTA, Ottawa, and was a Cub Scout leader in Ottawa.

Survivors include two sons, John L. "Bimbo" Johnson and his wife Tammy, Baldwin City, and Carl D. Johnson and his wife Cena, Ottawa; two brothers, Jessie Brown and his wife Donna, Gardner, and J.C. Brown and his wife Mary Lou, Baldwin City; one sister, Dora Brown Clark, Kansas City; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Memorials may be made to Teen Challenge in care of New Life Assembly of God, Baldwin City, and sent to Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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