Mary C (Burns) Johnson

April 6, 1932June 2, 2014

Mary C. (Burns) Johnson, age 82 of Arcanum, Ohio and formerly of New Madison passed away at 10:30 A.M. Monday June 2, 2014 at the Oakley Place of Greenville, Ohio. She was born April 6, 1932 in Darke County and the daughter of the late Carl and Ruth (Harpest) Howdieshell.

Mary was a homemaker and for many years owned and operated the Fashion Flair Beauty Shop of New Madison and Ithaca.

She attended the Castine Church of the Brethren, enjoyed camping and spending time with family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Step Father Henry Schlechty; her husband Stanley Leroy Johnson in April of 2014; brothers Marvin and Paul Howdieshell and sister Marjorie Gilbert.

Mary is survived by her children Sherry (Steve) Hubler of Cedarville, Ohio, Kent Burns of Brookville, Ohio, Kris (Shelly) Burns and Kraig D. Burns all of New Madison; step children Michael (Brenda) Johnson of West Manchester and Sandra (Joe) Thomas of Arcanum; 10 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 7 step great grandchildren, half-brothers Keith (Sue) Schlechty of Greenville and Steve Schlechty of Arcanum. Also numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday June 6, 2014 in the Castine Church of the Brethren 624 US Route 127 Castine, Ohio with Pastor Greg Hyre officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenmound Cemetery New Madison. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and Friday 1/2 hour prior to the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County or the Oakley Place of Greenville.


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June 20, 2014

So sorry for your loss may the god of all comfort be with you in this difficult time.

June 18, 2014

So sorry for your loss my heart and prayers goes out to the family and friends.

Psalm 147:3

June 11, 2014

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Anita White

June 9, 2014

I am so sorry for your loss. I think of a vibrant lady supporting her children and their friends at sporting events, especially basketball. I remember her helping send Carl to church camp with you, Kris. Carl loved spending time at your home. May you cherish your memories and find hope in The Lord.

June 9, 2014

Depend on Him at all times...before Him pour out the pain within.
God, is a refuge for us. (Ps. 62:8)

C Johnson

Shirley and Phil Dubbs

June 5, 2014

We wanted to add our sympathy to the many
that we are sure that have been expressed.

In reading her obituary we
both commented on what a lovely lady
with a gentle and sweet smile.

June 3, 2014

Sorry to hear about your loss. May you find hope in the God of all comfort. 2 Cor. 1:3-5