Obituary for Bertha (Osborne) Johnson

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Bertha (Osborne) Johnson

March 20, 1930 - December 29, 2014

Bertha (Osborne) Johnson, age 84 passed away on December 29, 2014 at the Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Lawrence and a former resident of Greenwood.

Bertha was born in Leslie County, KY on March 20, 1930 to her parents, the late Felix and Parlee (Hollin) Osborne. She married Paul Johnson on January 28, 1950 in Leslie County, Kentucky. He preceded her in death on February 7, 2014 after 64 loving years of marriage.

Bertha was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She is survived by her children: Bonnie Wilhite of Greenwood, Mary (Jim) Parish of Lawrence and Brenda Johnson of Greenwood; siblings: Mary Barger of Noblesville, Sally Stone of Indianapolis and Martha Johnson of Morgantown. Bertha will be remembered by her grandchildren: Catina (Jared) Schneider of Zionsville, Christoffer Parish of Broad Ripple and Corrie Parish both of Lawrence and Brittany Wilhite of Greenwood; great grandchildren: Cameron, Holden, Abigail, Jayden, Adalynn and Kendall.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Carol Sue Johnson; son in law: Kenny Wilhite and brothers: George & Rufus Osborne.

Bertha was a member of Church of the Bible in Franklin and enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with her family. She was also was known for her carpentry skills by installing all the new windows in her home and her ability to fix anything around the house.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Johnson family at www.meredith-clark.com or information: 812-597-4670.

Bertha (Osborne) Johnson, age 84 passed away on December 29, 2014 at the Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Lawrence and a former resident of Greenwood.

Bertha was born in Leslie County, KY on March 20, 1930 to her parents, the late Felix and Parlee (Hollin) Osborne. She married Paul Johnson on January 28, 1950 in Leslie County, Kentucky. He preceded her in death on February 7, 2014 after 64 loving years of marriage.

Bertha was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker. She is survived by her children: Bonnie Wilhite of Greenwood, Mary (Jim) Parish of Lawrence and Brenda Johnson of Greenwood; siblings: Mary Barger of Noblesville, Sally Stone of Indianapolis and Martha Johnson of Morgantown. Bertha will be remembered by her grandchildren: Catina (Jared) Schneider of Zionsville, Christoffer Parish of Broad Ripple and Corrie Parish both of Lawrence and Brittany Wilhite of Greenwood; great grandchildren: Cameron, Holden, Abigail, Jayden, Adalynn and Kendall.

She was preceded in death by a daughter: Carol Sue Johnson; son in law: Kenny Wilhite and brothers: George & Rufus Osborne.

Bertha was a member of Church of the Bible in Franklin and enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with her family. She was also was known for her carpentry skills by installing all the new windows in her home and her ability to fix anything around the house.

The Rev. Thomas S. McEwen will conduct a funeral service on Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be made to the Johnson family at www.meredith-clark.com or information: 812-597-4670.

 

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Born: March 20, 1930
Died: December 29, 2014

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