Deloris “Dee” Johnson, age 81, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Reid Hospital. She was born on August 8, 1936 to Garl and Pauline (Scott) Ledbetter. Dee graduated from Lincoln H. S. in 1955 and worked for Eastern Indiana Phone Company for 9 years. She married James L. Johnson on October 12, 1957 and were together for 55 years until he passed away on October 15, 2012. Deloris loved to cook and bake. She loved Jim, her children, grandchildren and her many friends. Dee retired from her private daycare in 1996 and she and Jim retired from their family catering service after 20 years in 2000.
Survivors are her daughter, Dawn Noelle (Johnson) Bevington; son, James Scott (Stacy) Johnson; 4 grandchildren, Abby Noelle Bevington, Noah Alexander Bevington, Zachary James Johnson and Eric Kenneth Jonson; nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Izora Joan Chenowith.
Friends may call from 4:00 pm until the start of services at 6:00 pm on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City with Matthew Fagan and Brian Ninde officiating. Burial will be private at Zion’s Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing.
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