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Donald Ray Johnson

Tuesday, September 7, 2004

Born 4-21-1941 -- Died 8-24-2004

Donald Ray Johnson, 63 of Wentzville, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Aug. 24, 2004 at Cross Road Regional Medical Hospital in Wentzville.

Born April 21, 1941, in Thayer, Mo., he was the son of Morris Lunn Johnson and Bertie Dawson Johnson.

He was employed as an industrial machinist.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include two daughters -- Jennifer Johnson of St. Louis, Mo., and Denna Maki and husband, Johnathan, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; three grandchildren; a brother, Glen Johnson and his wife, Evelyn, of Thayer, Mo.; and a sister, Edna Dunnivant of Thayer.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral service was held Aug. 28 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer.

Burial, with full military rites was held at Clifton Cemetery near Thayer.

Arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.