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Elizabeth "Sissy" Johnson

November 20, 1938 — February 13, 2023

Owensboro

Elizabeth "Sissy" Johnson

Elizabeth Jane “Sissy” Johnson, 84, of Owensboro passed away Monday, February 13, 2023, at her home with loved ones by her side. The Lewisport native was born November 20, 1938, to the late Rev. Kyler Johnson and Lottie A. Johnson. Sissy graduated from Western High School, class of 1956 and was a member of Center Street Baptist Church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, watching “Wheel of Fortune” and “Family Feud” with her family, and planting flowers in the yard. Sissy worked and retired from Swedish Match (formerly Pinkerton Tobacco Company).    

 

In addition to her parents, Sissy also was preceded in death by her brother, James William Johnson Sr.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include her brother, Robert Gene Johnson; two sisters, Ora Lee Glover and Lottie Miller; two foster brothers, Charles Johnson Jr. (Cathy) of Dallas and Reuben Johnson (Michelle) of Evansville; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

 

The funeral will be 1:00 pm Saturday at Center Street Baptist Church with visitation from 11:00 am until the time of service. Burial will be in the Lewisport Cemetery.   

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the charity of choice.

 

Condolences and memories for Sissy’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 18, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Center Street Baptist Church

715 Center St, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 18, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Center Street Baptist Church

715 Center St, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Saturday, February 18, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

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