Obituaries: Shirley Ann Johnson

OTTUMWA-Shirley Ann Johnson, 84, of Ottumwa, died April 11, 2019 at home.

She was born September 19, 1934 in Ottumwa to Harold and Mabel Eddy Reeves.   Shirley married Terry L. Johnson on April 10, 1954 and he preceded her in death on May 17, 1997.

Surviving are her children, Michael (Annette) Johnson of Gilson, IL and Christina Johnson of Ottumwa; 2 grandchildren, Jason (Mindy) Walters and Jessica Miers; 4 great-grandchildren, Kylee, Logan, Cannon and Hannah; a sister, Dixie (Paul) Lane and a brother, Donny Reeves both of Ottumwa.

Shirley was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Lois Funk, Marge Eddy, Ruby Merringer and Charlotte Peden.

Shirley’s request was to have no services.  Her body has been cremated and inurnment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.