Nancy Jean Showell Johnson

Birth
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Death 24 Nov 1976 (aged 41)
Springfield, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Burial Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 58734161 · View Source
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THE REGISTER-GUARD, Eugene, Lane Co. Oregon, Friday, November 26, 1976

WOMAN DIES OF BULLET WOUND
Nancy Lee Johnson, 41, of 39984 Booth Kelley Rd., Springfield, died Wednesday night as the result of a bullet wound received Monday night.

Springfield police are still investigating the shooting to determine if the wound was self-inflicted.

Mrs. Johnson died shortly before midnight at McKenzie-Willamette Memorial Hospital, a spokesman said.

Police said the woman was found on an apartment balcony at 1875 Mohawk Blvd. after a telephone report that a woman had shot herself.

JOHNSON - Nancy Jean Johnson of 39984 Booth Kelly Road, Springfield died November 24, 1976. She was born February 20, 1935 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is survived by her husband, Jim; two sons: Don Stapley, living at home, and Dan Stapley, of New Zealand; two sisters: Elaine Griffin of Misssion Viejo, California, Diane Kruger of Phoenix, Arizona; her parents: Mr. and Mrs. Jack Showell of Prescott, Arizona. Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 27 at 10 a.m. in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Reverend Meredith Groves officiating. The family requests donations may be made to Room 8, a Cat Care Foundation in care of LOUNSBURY-MUSGROVE MORTUARY.

THE REGISTER-GUARD, Eugene, Lane Co. Oregon, Saturday, November 27, 1976

GRAVESIDE SERVICE SET FOR GUNSHOT VICTIM
A graveside service will be today in Eugene for a Springfield woman who died Wednesday as a result of a bullet wound received Monday night.

The service will be at 10 a.m. in Rest-Have Memorial Park for Nancy Lee Johnson, of 39984 Booth Kelley Rd. She was found on an apartment balcony at 1875 Mohawk Blvd., Springfield, after a telephone report that a woman had shot herself.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; two sons, Don Stapley of Springfield and Dan stapley of New Zealand; two sisters: Elaine Griffin of Mission Viejo, Calif., and Diane Kruger of Phoenix, Ariz.; and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Showell of Prescott, Ariz.

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The two articles have her middle name as Lee, but the obituary has Jean. (?????)

Nancy Jean Showell Johnson is correct. She is my maternal aunt. The article suggests "Lee" as her middle name however it is correctly "Jean" as her middle name.

Contributor:
Kathy Richards

Update on Aug.12, 2018


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  • Created by: Arline Poole Cox
  • Added: 15 Sep 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 58734161
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Jean Showell Johnson (20 Feb 1935–24 Nov 1976), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58734161, citing Rest-Haven Memorial Park, Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Arline Poole Cox (contributor 37538463) .