Kathryn Johnson

Tuesday, September 24, 2002

TAMMS, Ill. -- Kathryn Opal Johnson, 83, of Tamms died Monday, Sept. 23, 2002, at her home.

She was born Feb. 19, 1919, in Chaffee, Mo., daughter of William Harrison and Martha Elizabeth Shaffer Connelly. She was married to Orville Johnson.

Johnson was retired from Florsheim Shoe Co. in Anna, Ill. She was a member of the Dongola Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, a son, Richard Eugene Johnson of Tamms, Ill.; three brothers, Ernest Connelly of Chicago, Glen "Relis" Connelly of Elkhart, Ind., and Clemon Connelly of Monroe, Ga.; a sister, Margaret Funderburk of Elkhart, Ind.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter.

Friends may call after 5 p.m. Tuesday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Archie W. Landis officiating. Burial will follow at American Legion Cemetery in Dongola, Ill.