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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Dearest Veronica, and Family,
Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. But just know that God has gain another Angel. I didn't know your Mother, Veronica ; but knowing you she was a wonderful caring Woman and her love is an example in you. Praying for you and your family
Submitted by Pamela Hairfield on Sep 14 2017 02:32:15 PM
To Charles, Veronica, Tracy, and Vanessa,
No words can express my loss for my friend (Lou) Know that if their anything I can do I stand ready for your wife, mom and sister was a loveable person and did everything for others. She will be missed.
Submitted by Gloria Wilson on Sep 14 2017 01:44:12 PM
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