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Evelyn Johnson

Thursday, July 3, 2003

WENTZVILLE - Evelyn Johnson, 94, formerly of Dexter, died July 2, 2003, at the Parklane Care Center in Wentzville.

Born March 7, 1909, in Carmi, Ill., daughter of the late Ira and Clara Brookins Hutchcraft, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter. She was a housekeeper and seamstress before retiring.

On Oct. 19, 1934, in Dexter, she married the Rev. Milton Sylvester Johnson who preceded her in death on April 5, 1978.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Bob Mincey of O'Fallon; two grandchildren and spouses, Theresa Ann and Jerry Kessler and Vickie Jo and Randy Thompson; and five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one stepson, Sylvester Johnson Jr.; two stepdaughters, Frances Morning and Vonnie Wampler; three brothers, Oren Hutchcraft, Raymond Hutchcraft and Ira "Buster" Hutchcraft; and four sisters, Marie Keith, Ida Johnson, Mabel Baker and Clara Emeline Baker.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Clifford Wray will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.