F. LaVonne Johnson
Shelby, OH
February 6, 1923 - June 1, 2008

Calling hours:
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
6:00 to 8:00 PM
Barkdull Funeral Home

Funeral Service:
Thursday, June 5, 2008
10:30 AM
Taylortown Community Church

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F. LaVonne Johnson, age 85, resident of Plymouth-Springmill Rd., Shelby died Sunday June 1, 2008 in MedCentral Shelby Hospital following an extended illness.

Born February 6, 1923 in Fitchville, OH to Jack and Myrtle (Barker) Burns she had been a Shelby area resident since 1950. A 1942 graduate of Plymouth High School she had been employed with Quanex Corporation retiring in 1981. Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Taylortown Community Church. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and baking cakes.

Survivors include her husband, Ben F. Johnson whom she married September 5, 1942; two sons and daughter-in-law, Franklin Lee Johnson of Oklahoma and Wayne and Judy Johnson of Geneva, OH; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol Ann and Robert McLaughlin of Weaverville, NC and Marlene and Kenny Crabtree of Ashland, OH; six grandchildren, Christopher and Jeff McLaughlin, Ben and Scott Johnson, Rebecca Kitchen and Jonathan Figley; nine great-grandchildren; one brother, William 'Bill' Foreman of Shelby and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her aunt Maxine Bilton.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, June 5, 2008 from the Taylortown Community Church. Pastor Doug Tackett will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call at the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.