Evelyn Marie Johnson

Evelyn Marie Johnson, 204 Pine Street, Corsica, went into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and was reunited with her beloved husband Robert (Pastor Bob) Johnson on January 6, 2013 at the Brookville, Hospital.

Evelyn was born in Corsica, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania on May, 16, 1921, daughter of Floyd and Decima Simpson.

Evelyn and her husband, Robert, were married for 66 years. They served as Missionaries for 20 years in the Island of Haiti where they conducted hundreds of medical, dental, and evangelistic clinics throughout the tiny Island. Evelyn served as the Chaplain of the Roseville Grange for many years. She was also a Hairstylist and was the owner/operator of Evelyn Marie’s Beauty Shop.

In her spare time, she loved baking with her grandchildren, making crafts, singing, and bringing joy to those at the nursing homes. The family wishes to give special thanks to Evelyn’s caregivers, Cathy, Diane, Paula, Melissa, Robin, and Brenda. In addition to the excellent home care, the family wishes to thank the Jefferson County Visiting Nurse’s and the outstanding nursing staff on the 4th floor of the Brookville Hospital. Donations can be given to the Brookville Hospital Foundation.

Evelyn leaves behind her beloved daughters: Sue Ann Phelps of Blasdell, New York, Robyn Johnson Barhorst, Cincinnati, OH, and beloved son John (JJ) David Johnson of Clarion, PA. She has two surviving sisters, Amy Mauthe of Corsica, and Lois Wiles from Roseville. She has seven Grandchildren and four Great Grandchildren.

Arrangements are at the McKinney Funeral Home with visitation: 2-4 and 7-9 on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 followed by a funeral service, Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at McKinney Funeral Home. Rev. James Fillhart will be officiating. Interment will be at the Pisgah Cemetery in Corsica, PA.

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