Tribute: Belma Johnson

Belma Johnson departed this life September 21

Belma Johnson, Youngstown, Ohio - obit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A funeral service celebrating the life and legacy of Mrs. Belma Johnson will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Johnson departed this life September 21, 2016, at Liberty Medical Center in Youngstown.

Mrs. Johnson was born Dec. 12, 1930, in Hope Hull, Alabama, a daughter of Andrew and Ida Hurst Washington.

She was a member of the church, where she served as an usher and member of the senior choir. She was a loving homemaker, who will be deeply missed by
those who knew and loved her.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving children, Michael A. Johnson, Alton Johnson, Jr., Lois Lewis and Andrea Johnson, all of Youngstown; her sister, Ruby Molly Pippens of Youngstown; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Alton Johnson, Sr., who died August 12, 1994; and several brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 28 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church.

Interment will be at Belmont Park Cemetery.

Ministry of care and comfort provided by the J.E. Washington Funeral Services Inc.

A television tribute will air Wednesday, September 28 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.