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At the age of 83, Myrna Johnson, of Lake Worth Florida, passed away quietly with her children by her side at Wellington Regional Medical Center, Wellington Florida, where she lived with her daughter Thresa Newkirk since 2015.  Prior to Florida, she lived in Danville, Georgetown and Warrensburg, Illinois.  She was raised outside Clinton, Illinois.

 

Born to Ina and Lester Cunningham, she was the youngest of four children, all who pre-deceased her, Leota, Carl, and Jean.  Myrna graduated from Kenney High School in 1953, and was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Johnson. 

 

She is survived by three children, Paul Johnson of Sedona, AZ, Thresa Newkirk of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Rhonda Powell of Danville, Illinois.  Myrna had four grandchildren, Emily Carter, Tristan Johnson, Matthew Turner, and Alexis Newkirk.  She also has four great-grandchildren, Noah, Evan, and Abigail Carter, and Eli Johnson.

 

Myrna will be missed by her loving family, a legacy she cherished.

 

Services will be 11 A.M. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Rev. Randy Myers officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Kenney, IL. Visitation will be 10 – 11 A.M. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the funeral home.

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