Lee Edward Johnson1

M, #52511, (1924 - 2008)
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Children of Lee Edward Johnson & Norma Lou Lampley

  • Last Edited: 20 Nov 2013

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  1. [S44] Social Security Death Index (Ancestry.com), URL: http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm,
    Name:      Lee E. Johnson      
    Born:      11 Nov 1924
    Died:      30 May 2008
    State (Year) SSN issued:      Illinois (Before 1951).
  2. [S2262] Find A Grave, URL: http://www.findagrave.com, Lee Edward Johnson, 18 Nov 2013
    Lee Edward Johnson
    Birth:      Nov. 11, 1924
    Macedonia
    Franklin County
    Illinois, USA
    Death:      May 30, 2008
    Marion
    Williamson County
    Illinois, USA

    Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL) - Monday, June 2, 2008

    CARTERVILLE - Lee Edward Johnson, 83, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2008, in Parkway Manor in Marion.

    Lee was born Nov. 11, 1924, in Macedonia, to Leon and Erma (Tate) Johnson.

    He married Norma Lampley on Sept. 30, 1951, in Carbondale.

    Mr. Johnson was a member of the Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois. His research of the Johnson family yielded the fact that ancestors of both the Johnson and the Lampley family fought in the Revolutionary War. The research also brought together distant family members that were heretofore unknown, including Eldora Phillips and Stevie Hughes, both members of the Johnson family line.

    He was a member of Makanda Masonic Lodge 434 and was a licensed ham radio operator.

    His first job with the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad was as a telegraph operator. He retired after 42 years of service as a CSA agent.

    Survivors include his wife, Norma L. Johnson of Carterville; one daughter, Leann Johnson of Carterville; one son, Donald Edward Johnson of Carterville; one sister, Carol Sue Johnson of Centralia; one niece, Holly Hefty Stradling of Cincinnati, Ohio; one cousin, Geneva Nagreski of Benton; and special family friend, Angela Simmons.

    Lee is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joan Johnson Hefty.

    Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale. Pastor Paul E. Tirey will officiate. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.

    Memorials may be made Hospice of Southern Illinois, P.O. Box 157, Marion, IL 62959 or a charity of the donor's choice.

    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Norma J Lampley Johnson (1928 - 2013)*

    Burial:
    Oakland Cemetery
    Carbondale
    Jackson County
    Illinois, USA

    Created by: AZLITE
    Record added: Nov 18, 2013
    Find A Grave Memorial# 120502815.
  3. [S41] John M. Scroggins, Scroggin(s) Obituaries & News, Lampley, Norma Lou (Johnson) (12 Sep 1928 - 17 Nov 2013) [3875:K].
  4. [S41] John M. Scroggins, Scroggin(s) Obituaries & News, Lampley, Norma Lou (Johnson) (12 Sep 1928 - 17 Nov 2013) [3875:K]
    Norma L. Johnson

    Sept. 12, 1928 - Nov. 17, 2013

    Carterville – Norma L. Johnson, 85, of Carterville, formerly of Carbondale, passed away at 9:35 a.m., Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Parkway Manor, Marion.

    Norma was born on September 12, 1928 in Makanda to Hobert [3871:K] and Mae (Scroggins) [3872:K, HS:I727] Lampley. They preceded her in death.

    She married Lee Edward Johnson [52511:K, FaG:120502815] on September 30, 1951 in Carbondale. He preceded her in death on May 30, 2008.

    Norma is survived by her daughter, Leann Johnson [52512:K] of Carterville; and her son, Don Johnson [52513:K] of Carterville.

    She started as a telephone operator for IC Railroad and retired as a clerk after 40 years of service. She attended the Walnut Street Baptist Church in Carbondale.

    In 1994 she and her husband moved to Carterville. She was a 24 year member of the Daniel H Brush Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

    She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family.

    A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Meredith Funeral Home, Carbondale, with Rev. John Annable officiating. Interment will be at Oakland Cemetery, Carbondale. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Daughters of the American Revolution, or Hospice of Southern Illinois, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

    To leave an online condolence, visit www.meredithfh.com.

    Published in The Southern Illinoisan on Nov. 20, 2013.