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Verna Mae Johnson

Jul 21, 2014

Verna Mae Johnson, 95, of the Donnellson Health Center and formerly of Farmington, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital in Ft. Madison.

Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington with Evangelist John Robertson officiating.

Burial will be at the Greenglade Cemetery in Farmington.

A memorial has been established in her memory to the Farmington Library, Community of Christ Church or Cancer Research.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com. The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Born March 2, 1919, in Farmington, she was the daughter of Volney and Goldie (Rider) Therme.

In 1939, she married Joseph E. Johnson. He preceded her in death. She was a 1937 graduate of Farmington High School. After she graduated, she became a school teacher, then worked at Riders Nursery, Thompson Variety Store, Bonaparte Glove Factory and lastly at Riverside Plastics where she retired. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church and the Jessie Ward Circle of the Church. She enjoyed reading, crocheting and ceramics.

Survivors include her two daughters, Sharon (Howard) Ellis of Farmington and Phyllis Carle of Ft. Madison; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Juanita Johnson of Burlington.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Judi; one granddaughter; and two brothers, Manford Therme and David Therme.

 

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