Kay Johnson

June 15, 1941February 6, 2021

Martha Kay Johnson, age 79 passed away on February 6, 2021. She was born June 15, 1941 in Clayton AL. She is predeceased by her parents Robert Melvin Johnson and Imogene Arrington Johnson. She is survived by her sisters Linda Bland, Luverne, AL and Dianne Knight (John), Hayneville, AL and nieces Jeanelle Day (Stan), Birmingham, AL, Leitha Boutwell, Mobile, AL, Shannon Knight, Montgomery, AL, Eric Knight, San Antonio, TX and great nieces Catherine Ann Boutwell and Mollie Elizabeth Boutwell, Tuscaloosa, AL.

She attended public schools in Clayton, AL and graduated from Clayton High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Montevallo, Master of Art degree and AA Certification from the University of Alabama. She taught Home Economics for seven years at BB Comer High School, Sylacauga before joining the State Department of Education as an Education Specialist in Vocational Education for 30 years in Montevallo.

She retired in 1998 and continued to live in Montevallo where she was a volunteer at the American Village and the Shelby County Baptist Association, Columbiana. She was an active member of Montevallo First Baptist Church, serving in many leadership roles.

A graveside service for family will be held on Wednesday, February 10 at 1:00 pm at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery in Clayton, AL. A memorial service will be held in Montevallo at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Montevallo First Baptist Church, Sanctuary Renovation Fund.


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Tom Walker

February 10, 2021

We at the American Village mourn the loss of Kay Johnson, a dearly valued volunteer at the Village, and a beloved friend in Montevallo to so many people. Betty and I join so many others who will miss this sweet kind lady. We give thanks to God for her life and example, and we also give thanks in her joyous homecoming in the blessed presence of our Redeemer and Savior Jesus Christ.

-Tom and Betty Walker and friends at The American Village

Ruelane Bice

February 7, 2021

Kay and I have been friends and Sunday School & Church members for many years. It was heartbreaking to learn of her death and she will be truly missed. It was so good to see her at the grocery store the week before she went to the hospital where we had a nice visit.
My deepest sympathy to her family.