Rodney Gene Johnson

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Born 6-17-1971 -- Died 9-21--2007

Rodney Gene Johnson, 36, son of Loviena Johnson Strain and the late Frank Johnson was born June 17, 1971, and died at his home in Mount Vernon, Mo., Sept. 21, 2007.

He was employed by Drury College in Springfield, Mo., for several years.

He also had his own custodial business which he took a lot of pride in. He graduated from Alton High School in 1990.

He is survived by: his wife, Dee; and one daughter, Melissa Chesmore of the home; his mother, Loviena Strain of Alton, Mo.; one brother, Ronald Johnson and wife, Donna of Columbia, S.C.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tom and Roberta Johnson of Ash Grove, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Frank Johnson; step-father, Hubert Strain; grandparents, Cleo and Violet Johnson, Mack and Hettie Warren and Vallie Strain.

Funeral services were held Sept. 27 in the Clary Chapel with interment following in the Smith Cemetery at Alton. Arrangements were made under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.