Chessie C. Johnson

May 16, 1950 ‒ October 18, 2009

Howard, Ohio

Chessie C. “Tina” Johnson, age 59, of Rutledge Road, Howard, died on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 16, 1950 in Clay County, West Virginia to the late Everett and Nellie (Boggs) Woods.

She is survived by her companion and the love of her life, Clyde Birtcher, a son, Ralph Johnson of Mount Vernon, a daughter, Anna Johnson of Mount Vernon, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two brothers, Herman Woods of Amity and Ralph (Susan) Woods of Tennessee, five sisters, Pebble Ferenbaugh of Bladensburg, Elizabeth (John) Steel and Rosemary Baker both of Webster Springs, West Virginia, Brenda Keylor of Bladensburg and Sharon Flack of Mount Vernon.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by six brothers, Newman Woods, Burl Woods, Ferrell Woods, Early Woods, Thurman Woods and Timothy Woods.

The family will observe a service at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Chessie C. “Tina” Johnson.

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