Helen L. Johnson, 88, of Taylorville, passed away December 12, 2012 at 4:07am at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. She was born September 26, 1924 in Taylorville, the daughter of Lafayette and Ida Belle Mills Sparling. She married Howard Johnson on April 20, 1945 in Hillsboro, IL. and he later preceded her in death. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by grandchildren; Teresa Owens of Taylorville, IL., Rodney (Kristine) Ivan Jarabejo-Johnson of The Philippines, Ryan (Jessica) Guiang-Johnson of The Philippines; 2 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children, Roger and Sandra; 6 brothers and 6 sisters.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 14, 2012 at 11:00am in Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Philip Neumann officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Friday, December 14, 2012 from 10 - 11am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or American Heart Association 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL. 60674-0001.