Willie Mae Johnson

Published 7:00 pm Thursday, November 29, 2018

Funeral services for Willie Mae Johnson are to be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Greater Grove Street M. B. Church at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Casey D. Fisher officiating; interment shall follow under the direction of W. H. Jefferson in the Cedar Hill Cemetery. There will be a visitation held on Friday, Nov. 3, in the funeral home from 6-7 p.m.

Willie Mae Johnson passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, in the Merit Health River Region Medical Center following a lengthy illness.  She was 71. 

She was a retired LPN and member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She had been an active member of the Elks Lodge Eureka Temple.

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She was preceded in death by her mother, Viola Canda, and her brother, Charles Canda.

She is survived by her husband, Robert M. Johnson of Vicksburg; her three daughters, Pamela Johnson, Ellen Hambrick and Lisa Johnson, all of Dallas, Texas; her sister, Jeanette Canda of Detroit, Michigan; 10 grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.