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Obituaries

Obituaries

Cecil M. Johnson 1917 - 2008 Lawrence

Funeral services for Cecil M. Johnson, 91, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Clinton Cemetery.Mrs. Johnson died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.She was born Feb. 15, 1917, in Douglas County, the daughter of Pearl Franklin and Lillie Lucy Dillon Johnson. She moved to Topeka in 1937 and back to Clinton in 1977. She moved to Lawrence a few years ago.Mrs. Johnson was a Member of Clinton Presbyterian Church, U.P.W. at the church, E.H.U. of Clinton, Clinton Historical Society and Clinton Land Owners Association.She married Dale Allison Johnson in Topeka. They shared 46 years of marriage. He died July 13, 1983.Survives include a son, Gerald D. Johnson and wife Jane, Bluffton, S.C.; two grandchildren, David and Karen Johnson; and two great-grandchildren, Luke and Abby Johnson.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday before the services.The family suggests memorials to Clinton Presbyterian Church, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.