Radney Funeral Home - Mobile

3155 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL


Mary Nell Woods Johnson

March 2, 1936March 19, 2020

Mrs. Mary Nell Johnson, age 84, longtime resident of Mobile, AL, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband of over 40 years, Curtis “Elton” Johnson and parents, Manford and Ida Bell Murphy Woods.

Mrs. Johnson and her late husband worked in the printing industry in the Mobile area for over 40 years. They most recently owned and operated Southeastern Printers Supply for over 20 years. She was a faithful member of Centerpointe Assembly of God. Nell will be remembered for her loving dedication and support of her husband and family. Whether traveling with her musically talented family or working long hours at their business, Nell was always by his side. She was a faithful and supportive friend to all she knew.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her daughters; Marsha Johnson Tillman (Paul) and Valarie Johnson McKinley (Jim). She is also survived by her grandchildren; Brandy Craig Holden (James), Matthew McKinley (Kelly), Nathan McKinley (Sarah) and great-grandchildren; Tiffany Holden, Joshua Cole Holden; Hannah McKinley and Grant McKinley.

Private graveside services will be held at Semirah Springs Cemetery, Uriah, AL . A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Condolences may be offered at www.radneyfuneralhome-mobile.com.


  • Marsha Johnson Tillman and Paul, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Valarie Johnson McKinley and Jim, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Brandy Craig Holden and James, Granddaughter & Husband
  • Matthew McKinley and Kelly, Grandson & Wife
  • Nathan McKinley and Sarah, Grandson & Wife
  • Tiffany Holden, Great Granddaughter
  • Joshua Cole Holden, Great Grandson
  • Hannah McKinley, Great Granddaughter
  • Grant McKinley, Great Grandson
  • Curtis Elton Johnson, Husband (deceased)
  • Manford and Ida Bell Murphy Woods, Parents (deceased)


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Sylvia Mayfield

March 23, 2020

A precious lady who I always remember as gentle and graceful. I have wonderful memories when I think of her. I love you Marsha and Valarie and all your family. So sorry for your loss.
Sylvia Mayfield