|Birth: ||Dec. 20, 1894|
Mrs. Arthur Johnson, who spent her entire life in this area, died about 5:30 a.m. Sunday in a Monroe hospital where she had been a patient for two days.
The former Effie Belk was born Dec. 20, 1894, in Derinda Township, Jo Daviess County, daughter of George and Louisa (Bohm) Belk. She married Arthur Johnson Dec. 28, 1916.
They farmed in the Willow vicinity until Mr. Johnson died April 20, 1957, when she moved in Stockton.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Eileen Yeager, Stockton; two sons, Delbert, Stockton, and Myrnice, Rockford; one sister, Mrs. Vena Troxell, Rockford; four brothers, Chester, Lloyd and Melvin Belk, all of Stockton and Elmer Belk, Hanover; and three grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by four brothers, one sister and her parents.
Service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Hermann Funeral Home, where friends may call. Burial will be in Morseville Cemetery, southeast of Stockton. Rev. D. James Fitzhugh, Stockton Methodist Church pastor, will officiate.
Arthur Roy Johnson (1894 - 1957)
Myrnice A. Johnson (1917 - 2001)*
Delbert L Johnson (1927 - 1994)*
Jo Daviess County
Created by: Old Country Roots
Record added: May 18, 2011
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