Doris Mae Johnson

July 09, 1931 ‒ October 30, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Doris Mae Johnson, age 81, of Crooked Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 9, 1931 in Swandale, West Virginia to the late Howard and Ivy (Taylor) McCune. Doris previously worked at Blands and Zolmans restaurants before becoming a caregiver at Rose Garden Nursing Home, Ohio Eastern Star Home and privately with in home care.

Doris was well known in her family as having a “green thumb” and often nursed her families plants back to life. She enjoyed bowling, gardening traveling, and most important, spending time with her children and grandchildren in their daily activities. Doris was commonly referred to as the “Mayor of Crooked Street.”

She is survived by her children, Deloris (Jerry) Franz of Mount Vernon, Barbara (John) Streby of Fredericktown, Leon (Delores) Johnson of Fredericktown, Sue (John Kennard) Lamb of Howard, Leonard Johnson of Mount Vernon and Faith (Mark) Dulaney of Howard, her grandchildren, Stacy (Kelly Frost) Franz, Todd (Angie) Bell, Tammie (Levi) Ridgway, Keith Johnson, Jennifer (Jason) Hambleton, Helèna (Travis) Parks, Annesia (KC “Marc” Wang) Lamb, Clarissa Lamb, Joanna (Patrick) Bailey, Janelle Wade and Sonya Dulaney, great grandchildren, Kennedey, Averey, and Charlie Bell, Reagahn and Reese Parks, Nolan and Ellis Ridgway, Morgan and Lily Hambleton, Isaiah, Isaac, Hannah and Josiah Bailey, Dylan and Andon Wade, special children, Jim and Lori Epley, canine companion Daisy Mae, two brothers, Earl (Erma) McCune of Clay, West Virginia, Charlie (Melanie) McCune of Lorain, Ohio and a sister, Janet (William) Canfield of Duck, West Virginia.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Johnson, seven brothers and sisters, Garnett McCune, Keith McCune, Lucille Sattler, Evelyn Estridge, Iris Backus Harold McCune, Geneva Gill and canine companion Booboo.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Patrick Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in Doris’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is handling arrangements for the Johnson family.