Gladys Marie Johnson, 89, of Morgantown, KY, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her residence in Morgantown. She was born in Mahoney County, Illinois on August 9, 1929 to the late Jerry Robertson and Jewell Gillon Robertson. She attended the First Apostolic Church, was a homemaker and worked in a canning factory. For several years she, her husband and son worked for the city sweeping the streets. She liked to watch her stories, shop and loved visits from her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Mike Johnson; children Jimmy Johnson (Alice), Darrell Johnson (Rhonda) Timmy Johnson, Peggy Coons (Johnny), Patsy White, Dewayne Johnson; grandchildren Michael Pritt and Jimmy Parks and 11 siblings.
Gladys is survived by one son Kimbel Johnson (Ina) of Morgantown, KY; 15 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and 19 great great grandchildren; son in law Wendall White of Indiana; sisters Rose, Betty and Lula Belle of KY. Sonya L. King her granddaughter was her caregiver and took care of her granny. She gave selflessly day and night to make sure she was taken care of until the end. Family gives honor to her time and what she did in her grandmothers passing.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 19 at 2pm at Smith Funeral Home. Gladys’s grandson Jeff Johnson will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Wade Cemetery. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 19 from 10am until time of the funeral at Smith Funeral Home.