Gertrude Johnson


State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - September 29, 1987

Mrs. Gertrude Johnson, 98, of R.R. 2, Chandlerville, died at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Hospital North.

She was born July 6, 1889, in Snicarte, the daughter of Willard and Lorraine Emerick Sarff. Her husband, John W. Johnson, died in 1960. She was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were two sons, Herbert and Herschel; four sisters; and seven brothers.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Jack (Bonnie) Hoskins of Springfield and Mrs. Wilbur (Marguerite) Hood of Beardstown; one son, John W. Jr. of Virginia; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Eldo Sarff of Snicarte; several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fairview United Methodist Church, Mason County, with the Rev. Norman Fletcher officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Lintner-Buchanan Funeral Home, Chandlerville, is in charge of arrangements.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


Copyright Jeanie Lowe & contributors
All rights reserved
Illinois Ancestors