Violet Jean Johnson 1947 - 2007 Lawrence
Funeral services for Violet Jean Johnson, 59, Lawrence, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at First Church of the Nazarene. Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Johnson died Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born Feb. 21, 1947, in Shelby, Mich., the daughter of Reginald and Marion Spooner Rowe. Mrs. Johnson was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.She married Arnold Johnson on Sept. 10, 1962. They divorced.Survivors include two daughters, Dawn Lietz, Gardnerville, Nev., and Barbara Lawrenz, Lawrence; a son, Darren Johnson, Lawrence; three brothers, Frank Rowe, Leslie Rowe and Edward Rowe, all of Michigan; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the service Thursday at the church.The family suggests memorials to the Autism Society of Kansas, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Johnson.