|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 1919|
|Death: ||May 17, 2006|
ADAIRVILLE, Ky. -- Merle Meredith Johnson, 87, Adairville, died Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at his home.
He was born April 25, 1919, in Henderson County to the late Layton S. and Mara Ella Johnson. He was a resident of Adairville for more than 60 years and was very active in the community. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, and Peabody College. He taught school in Adairville and served as superintendent of the Logan County School System. He was a member of the Adairville Baptist Church and the Russellville Rotary Club where he served as a past club president. He was selected by the Rotary to be a member of the Paul Harris Fellows. As a member of the Logan County Retired Teacher's Association, he was instrumental in the formation of the Schochoh Rosenwald One Room School Museum. He was secretary of the Logan County Fair for more than 16 years and established the Merle M. and Pauline F. Johnson Educational Scholarship Fund.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Franklin Johnson.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Meredith and Harriette Johnson of Bowling Green, Ky.; and two grandchildren, Megan Johnson Word of Bowling Green and Benjamin Meredith Johnson of Nashville, Tenn.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. today at Greenwood Cemetery in Adairville. The Rev. Carl Freudenthal will officiate.
Friends may call following the services at the home of Mr. Johnson on School Street in Adairville.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Schochoh Rosenwald One Room School Museum or to the Merle M. and Pauline F. Johnson Educational Scholarship Fund. They may be sent in care of the Dean Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 133, Adairville, Ky., 42202.
Obit courtesy of Robertson County Funeral Home.
Dayton Sidney Johnson (1855 - 1955)
Mara Ella Farley Johnson (1895 - 1945)
Mildred Pauline Franklin Johnson (1922 - 1997)*
Charles Hambleton Johnson (1905 - 1976)**
William Dayton Johnson (1908 - 1989)**
Sidney Allen Johnson (1911 - 1984)**
Merle Meredith Johnson (1919 - 2006)
Maintained by: Ben Johnson
Originally Created by: SLW
Record added: May 26, 2010
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