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Leona May Johnson

April 29, 1929 April 5, 2019
Leona May Johnson
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Obituary for Leona May Johnson

Leona M Johnson, 89 of Kansas City Kansas passed away April 5, 2019.

Leona was born to Earl A. Williams and Madge Chrisman April 29, 1929 in Kansas City Missouri. She grew up in the east bottoms graduating from Manual High School in 1946.

She married Albert Ulysses Johnson, November 1947. They survived but lost everything in the flood of 1951. They bought their home in Rosedale, KS and Leona resided there for the past 67 years until her passing. Albert and Leona raised 4 children, 7 grandchildren, and was blessed with 17 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.

Leona retired from KCK Public Schools, and she will be remembered for her countless talents including, Sewing, knitting, crocheting, macramé, painting, woodworking, ceramics, furniture upholstery, refinishing antique furniture, fishing and reading. Leona loved family get togethers and will be fondly remembered for her countless hand made cakes for birthdays for family and friends. Leona always said,"if you could read, you could do anything you put your mind to".

Leona was preceded in death by her loving husband Albert, a daughter and granddaughter.

Leona will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same, but as God calls us one by one,

The Chain will link again.


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Visitation

Tuesday

9

Apr

1:00 PM 4/9/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
Highland Park Funeral Home and Crematory

4101 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102

Highland Park Funeral Home and Crematory
4101 State Avenue Kansas City 66102 KS
United States

Graveside

Tuesday

9

Apr

2:00 PM 4/9/2019 2:00:00 PM
Highland Park Cemetery

3801 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66102

Highland Park Cemetery
3801 State Avenue Kansas City 66102 KS
United States
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