Ella Louise Johnson (Lou) entered into eternal rest on
September 11, 2017 surrounded by family and friends.
She was born to the late Alice L. Cole on March 26, 1945. She received her education in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and was a graduate of John J. Wright High School.
She was employed by Mary Washington University for a number of years and later retired. Ella joined Mount Olive Baptist Church at an early age where she sang in the choir, served on the Hospitality Committee and served as a Deaconess.
Ella was united in holy matrimony to Charles W. Johnson on January 28, 1967 and from this union were born three children, Veronica Waller, Tracy Shepherd and Charles W. Johnson, Jr. (Junie) deceased.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Alexander, Jr., Wayne N.
and Melvin T. Cole. Ella leaves to cherish her memories a devoted husband, Charles W. Johnson, Sr.; two children, Veronica Waller, Caroline County, Va and Tracy Shepherd, Hopewell, Va.; one sister, Vanessa Cole, Henrico County, Va.; four grandchildren, Ebony Shepherd, Marcus Shepherd, Mayah Waller and Mariah Waller; three great-grandchildren, Endya’, Destinee and Josiah; mother-in-law, Youtha Thacker; nine sisters-in-law
Owens Funeral Service (Ashland)
Friday September 15th, 2017
4:00pm - 8:00pm
104 Green Chimney CT
Ashland, VA 23005
MT Olive Baptist Church (PARTLOW)
Saturday September 16th, 2017
2133 Mount Olive Rd
Partlow, VA 22534
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To the family, may God be with you during this difficult time. We will truly miss Lou she was always so sweet to us growing up. What a beautiful spirit, may she rest in peace. The Family of Eroy Coles (Philbertha, Tangela, Keith & Rodney)
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To the Johnson Family
May God, our refuge and our strength help you through your sorrow and in His mercy grant you peace to brighten each tomorrow.
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