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Johnson, Helen L.
Helen L. Johnson, age 94 of Knoxville, Illinois died on Friday, July 06, 2012 at 7:41 A.M. at Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg, Illinois.

She was born on February 24, 1918 in Fairview, Illinois the daughter of Bill and Nellie Williams Hornback. She married Frank C. Shorty Johnson on February 24, 1937 in Lewiston, Illinois. He died on August 1, 1986.

Surviving are four sons: Edward (Bonnie) Johnson of Galesburg, Illinois; Larry (Leola) Johnson of Gilson, Illinois; Dave (Brenda) Johnson of Ellisville, Illinois; Donny Johnson of Salem, Oregon. Two daughters: Sue Mastroccio of Rome, New York and Kathy (Nick) Plue of Galesburg, Illinois. Daughter-in-law: Linda Johnson of Knoxville, Illinois. Twenty-two grandchildren, thirty-eight great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sons: Charlie and Gary, three sisters and two brothers.

She was a homemaker. She enjoyed her grandchildren and baking.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. at the Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Daniel R. Siems officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in the Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Disabled Veterans. On-line condolences, sympathy cards or flowers may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhomes.com
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