Mary Lorene Johnson, 73, of Nelson, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna. She was born January 18, 1938 in Martins Ferry, Ohio and was a registered nurse at the Windham Clinic and Autumn Hills Care Center. Mary enjoyed farming, shopping, traveling and reading. She most enjoyed spending time with her beloved family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Dean (Alesia) Johnson of Grove City, Denise (David) Kropp of Garrettsville, Douglas (Tracy) Johnson of Kent and Darla (Bruce) Perdue of Bear, Delaware; siblings, Charlotte Hood of Bellaire, Evelyn (Keith) Young of North Carolina and Miller (Ardie) Loeffler of Bellaire; grandchildren, Cassandra, Erika, Aaron, Damian, Dana, Brandon and Elise; and great-grandchild, Hailey. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Mary Loeffler and her beloved husband, Donald Johnson whom she married September 23, 1960.
Calling hours are 6-8 PM on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. Funeral services will be at 11 AM on Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Harrington Cemetery in Nelson. Memorial contributions may be made to Easter Seals of Northern Ohio, 2524 Medina Rd., Suite 600, Medina, Ohio 44256. On-line condolences at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.