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Virginia Lorene Johnson

January 10, 1930 ~ February 18, 2019 (age 89)

Virginia Lorene Johnson, 89, Deerfield, MO, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2019 at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Virginia was born on January, 10, 1930, in Deerfield, to Curt and Irene (Klontz) Weber. She fixed her eyes upon a certain handsome fellow named William C. “Bill” Johnson on the school bus and eventually she became his girl, and they were married on November 25, 1948 in Nevada and he preceded her in death on March 3, 2012.

Virginia was raised on the family farm just north of Deerfield. She always obeyed the rules and was thankful for strict parents and teachers. Virginia graduated from Nevada High School then worked as a secretary for a real estate business and Crain Insurance Agency in Ft. Scott, KS. She eventually bought the Adkins Insurance Agency in Ft. Scott which she ran for 15 years.

Virginia is survived by two sons, Russell William Johnson and his wife Ronda, Deerfield, and Melvin Johnson, Kansas City, KS; grandchildren, Reanna Villagomez and her husband Greg, Nevada, Ron Johnson, Kansas City, MO, Rusty Johnson and his wife Hailee, Deerfield, Curt Johnson and his wife Erin, Peculiar, MO and Marshall Johnson, Prairie Village, KS; great-grandchildren, Greyson, Ronan, and Graham Villagomez, Nevada, and Vanessa and Beatrice Johnson, Peculiar; one sister, Mamie Cook, Rutledge, TN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents; and four brothers, Gene Weber, Jack Weber, Bill Weber and Lee Weber.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Rev. Bill Smith officiating. Private interment will following in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, with Rev. Bill Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Those who wish may donate in Virginia's memory to the Deerfield Cemetery in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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