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Wendell Johnson

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Wendell Johnson, age 73, of Alton, Mo., was born April 14, 1929, in Alton, Mo., and passed away Dec. 27, 2002, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; and was a long time Alton business owner. He was also very active in numerous civic activities as well as the Alton First Baptist Church.Survivors include his wife, Doris of the home; three sons -- Tom Johnson and wife, Diane of Alton, Joe Johnson and wife, Kristi of Clover, Mo., and Robert Johnson of Alton; four grandchildren -- Anna Johnson - Heck, Alice Sisco, Joseph Evan Johnson and Lauren Elsie Johnson; five great-grandchildren -- Jordyn, Jed, Eden, Cainan, and Thomas Kendall; one brother, Leo Johnson of Alton; one sister, Hazel Barton of Port St. Joe, Fla.; and numbers other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Ellen Boze-Johnson.Services were Dec. 30, 2002, at the Alton First Baptist Church with interment following in the Huddleston Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.Memorial contributions can be made to the Alton First Baptist Church building fund or to the Alton Public Library Remodeling Fund.