Betty Lou Johnson, 84, of Dawn, Mo., died on Friday, June 21, 2013, at North Kansas City Hospital.
Betty was born November 11, 1928, in Nema, Iowa, to William R. Perkins and Ruby (Thomas) Perkins. She graduated from Scranton High School and Kansas City Beauty School. She married Leanord Johnson on August 12, 1949, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Kansas City, Mo.
Betty is survived by her husband Leanord of the home. Three sons, Randy Johnson and wife Tammy, and grandchildren Michael and Ashley of Escondido, Ca. Bob Johnson and wife Janet, of Kearney, Mo., and Allen Johnson and wife Linda, and grandchildren Haley and Zena of Woodland Park, Colo., and one sister Jerree Holder and husband Hank of Topeka, Kan.
She was proceeded in death by her parents and three sisters Juantia Kohl, Eilene Gilson and Phyillis Stok.
Betty was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Chillicothe, Mo., and Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.
Funeral services for Betty Lou Johnson will be Saturday, June 29, at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Chillicothe, Mo., with burial to follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Mo. A family visitation will be held Friday, June 29, 2013, at Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, Mo., from 6 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church and left at the funeral home or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com. Friends may call on Friday, June 28, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home of Chillicothe, Mo.