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Obituaries

Obituaries

Elizabeth A. Johnson 1922 - 2008 Lawrence

Graveside services for Elizabeth "Betty" A. Johnson, 86, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Johnson died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.She was born May 13, 1922, in Osawatomie, the daughter of Charles and Mildred Burton Hart. She moved to Lawrence from Derby in 1954. She graduated from Pittsburg State University with an art degree. Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker and formerly worked as a substitute teacher. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence.She married Richard Johnson on June 23, 1946, in Fort Scott. He died June 6, 1985.Survivors include a son, Stephen Johnson, Clay Center; a daughter, Dianna Nelson, Lawrence; and two grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Johnson.