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Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

Samantha Johnson

Sunday, December 15, 2002

JEFFERSON CITY - Samantha A. Johnson, 63, formerly of New Madrid, died Dec. 11, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City.

Born Oct. 8, 1938, in Braggadocio, she was the daughter of the late Herman Boykin and Rosie Bass Boykin.

Her husband, Robert Lee Johnson Sr., preceded her in death in 1996.

Survivors include: one daughter, Teresa Johnson of Jefferson City; two sons, Robert L. Johnson Jr. of Columbia and Patrick Johnson of New Madrid; two brothers, Prince Boykin and Ed Lee Boykin of Chicago, Ill.; three sisters, Mozetta Hicks, Margaret Boykin and Ruth Etta Boykin of Eloy, Ariz.; and 11 grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, one grandson and one sister.

Visitation is from noon today until service time at 2 p.m. at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. The Rev. Leotis Akins will officiate.

Burial will follow in Simmons Park Cemetery near Catron.