LIMA — Thelma Irene Johnson, 92, passed away at 7:56 a.m. July 9, 2013, at Lima Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 18, 1920, in Allentown to Florence Highland, and she preceded her in death. In 1938, she married John H. Johnson, and he died Feb. 13, 1991.
She is also preceded in death by a son, Gary Johnson; and three grandchildren.
Thelma is survived by three children, Mary Jane (Thomas) Miller Sr., of Lima, Jackie (Irwin) Puckett, of Defiance, and Betty J. (Lee) Fensler, of Ada; a daughter-in-law, Dolores Johnson, of Elida; and 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Johnson was a devout Christian. She was a member of Lima Baptist Temple. She was a great homemaker, a wonderful mother and grandmother, and an all around good person. Her family was her life and she was devoted entirely to them.
Graveside services will begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Greenlawn Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Hohman will officiate.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Condolences can be made at siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com.