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J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

811 Finley Dr, Albion, MI

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Julia Shirley Johnson

July 19, 1929November 2, 2019

Julia S. Johnson, age 90 of Battle Creek, Formerly of Albion passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Countryside in Battle Creek. She was born July 19, 1929 in Ft. Riley, Kansas the daughter of Willis and Lillian (Rann) Page. Julia graduated from Junction City High School in Junction City, Kansas where she lived and went to school while her father was in the Army. Later she moved to Albion and was employed with Corning Glass until they closed, then she worked at the Albion City Clerk’s office until her retirement at age 70. She really enjoyed bowling, cooking and caring for her grandchildren. Julia was united in marriage on June 21, 1947 to Godfrey Johnson, Sr., and he preceded her in death in 2000. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Julie Carol Simms, a granddaughter, Sharla Simms, 2 sisters and a brother. She leaves to cherish her memory 2 sons: Norman (Julia) Johnson of Albion and Godfrey (Lisa) Johnson, Jr. of Minneapolis, MN, 4 grandchildren: Jamie Johnson, Amy Gray, Charles Simms, Keitha Hamilton, 8 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Services to celebrate Julia’s life will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019 with family hour at 10AM until the time of service at 11AM at Bethel Baptist Church, 523 Washington St., Albion with Pastor Fred H. Alexander Jr. officiating. She will be laid to rest following services in Riverside Cemetery. To leave online messages of condolence, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com.

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Marjorie Wilson

November 8, 2019

With Sympathy , I knew "'Shirley" as a very nice person. I work with her in the Church Missionary Society , she was a nice person to work with. May God continue to bless the family.


Marjorie Wilson

Dolores Manthei

November 5, 2019

My prayers are with her family.
I worked with Shirley at corning Glass, Shirley was all ways
good to work with.
I know she will be missed my all that knew her.

Dolores Manthei

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