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Lillie Johnson

Thursday, November 3, 2005

SIKESTON - Lillie Mae Johnson, 79, died Oct. 31, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born Jan. 16, 1926, in Bernie, daughter of the late Jonas and Emma Porter, she had lived in Southeast Missouri all her life and was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Grayridge.

On Aug. 11, 1970, in Essex, she married Roosevelt Johnson Sr., who preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1985.

One brother, Clarence Porter and one sister, Mary Kyle, also preceded her in death.

Survivors are: three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Annette Johnson of Malden, Roosevelt and Jeanette Johnson Jr. of Lilbourn and Earnest Johnson of Chicago; four daughters and sons-in-law, Hazel Johnson of Parma, Sandra Johnson of Parma, Willa Bell and Willie Clark of Portageville and Alice and Walter Combs of Sikeston; one brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Jean Porter of Chicago; 18 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and one great-

great-grandchild.

Friends may call from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Leroy Williams of Poplar Bluff will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden.