Othie Eugene Johnson 1921 - 2007 Eudora
Clearfield - Funeral services for Othie Eugene Johnson, 85, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Clearfield Church in Clearfield. Burial will follow at Clearfield Cemetery.Mr. Johnson died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Oct. 19, 1921, at the family home in rural Eudora, the son of Grover and Emma Brecheisen Johnson. He was a lifelong resident of the Eudora area and attended Clearfield schools. Mr. Johnson worked on his farm, where he also raised cattle. He worked for the railroad and cut hedge in Lane and Rantoul. He also worked at Sunflower Ammunition Plant during World War II and in the 1950s. He worked for a short time for Kuhn International Dealership in Lawrence and hauled gravel commercially and residentially. He married Bernice Carpenter on Nov. 13, 1943. She died in 1998.Other survivors include a daughter, Beverly Johnson, Eudora; a son, Harold Johnson and wife Barbara, Baldwin; two grandchildren, a great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and two brothers.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Wilson's Funeral Home in Wellsville. The family suggests memorials to Clearfield Church, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 486, Wellsville 66092.