AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A memorial service celebrating the life of Mary Lou Johnson, 89, will be held 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019, at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Anstrom Chapel in Boardman, for Mary Lou Johnson, who passed away Friday evening, April 26, 2019, at Victoria House Assisted Living Center.
She was born March 11, 1930, in Salem, the daughter of Edward C. and Mary (Russell) Allen.
Mary Lou was a graduate of South High School class of 1948 and had worked as a secretary at Cailor Fleming Insurance Agency in Boardman, retiring in 1988.
She was a long time member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she served as a trustee.
Mary Lou was also a member of the Christian Women’s Club, the Four-Square Club and the High School Girls’ Bridge Club.
On November 17, 1951, Mary Lou married Norman L. Johnson, they were married 49 years until his passing in 2001.
Mary Lou leaves three children, Judy A. (Thomas) Draper of Canfield, Jeffrey A. (Lori) Johnson of Laguna Niguel, California and Jeanne L. (Jack) Rider of Boardman; eight grandchildren, Kati (Justin) Shearer of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kari (Ed) Ross of Rockingham, North Carolina, Brian (Amanda) Rider of Athens, Ohio, Kristi (Dustin) Schenker of Canfield, Lauren (Keith) Karas of Poland, Tyler Johnson of Los Angeles, California, Conner Johnson of Laguna Niguel, California and Kylie Johnson of Dallas, Texas; as well as, eight great-grandchildren. Mary Lou also leaves a brother, Walter L. (JoAnn) Allen of Boardman and a sister-in-law, Shirley Johnson of Boardman.
Besides her parents and husband, Mary Lou is preceded in death by a brother, Thomas E. Allen and a brother-in-law, Robert Johnson.
Friends may call from 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29 at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Anstrom Chapel, 8387 Tod Avenue, Boardman, Ohio 44512.
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