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Katie Pearl Johnson, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
She was born March 30, 1940, in Brownsville, Tenn., daughter of Earl and Mary Deberry Merriweather.
Johnson was a member of New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church and an active volunteer in the community.
Survivors include seven sons, Lonnie, Mark, Tarrvacus, Kensey, Kevin, Scott and Gene Johnson, all of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Angela, Wendy and Tieshia Johnson, all of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Louis Bonds of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Lilly Merriweather of Michigan City, Ind., Emma Voss of Kansas City, Mo.; 27 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter and a brother.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Howard McGee officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.