Nancy Alice Johnson
Nancy Alice Johnson
Former Resident to Be Buried Here Tomorrow....

Mrs. W. H. Johnson, formerly a well known resident of Jefferson 
County, died at the family residence near Equality, Ill., last 
night at 11 0'clock.
Mrs. Johnson, before her marriage was Nancy Alice Ford, daughter 
of the late Wm. and Eliza Ford.  She was born in Crawford County, 
Illinois, September 3, 1858.  She was united in marriage with 
Wm. H. Johnson of Mt. Vernon on July 3, 1877.  To this union seven 
children were born, two of whom, Daisy and Eddie, preceded their 
mother in death.  The living children are A. C. Johnson, Ridgeway; 
Mrs. Louie Tate, Paragould, Ark.; Nell, Martha and Edith Johnson 
of Los Angeles, Calif.
Mrs. Johnson resided in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood for years.  
She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church and was faithful 
in attendance at church services until her health failed.  She 
always took a great interest in her home and the welfare of the 
neighborhood and was highly respected by all who knew her.
She had been confined to her bed by illness the past four months 
but always bore her suffering patiently.  She leaves to mourn her 
loss, her aged husband, Wm. H. Johnson, five children, one 
brother, one sister and a host of other relatives and friends.
The body will be brought here tomorrow morning for burial. Funeral 
services will be held at the Hopewell Church by Rev. Mr. Leslie, 
Monday morning at 11 o'clock.

Date:  8-24-1929
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

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