Christy Lynn Johnson

Friday, September 6, 2019

Christy Lynn Johnson, 61, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Moore-Few Care Center, of Nevada, following a lengthy battle with cancer. Christy was born on Jan. 13, 1958, in Nevada, Mo., to Horace Johnson and Louise Joan Johnson.

Christy grew up in Nevada, Mo., and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1976. Christy spent most of her life in Nevada, working for a time at Highland Dairy, King’s Jewelry, Heartland, Johnson Grain, and Farmers Ag and Grain. Christy enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and getting lost in a good book.

Survivors include two daughters, Angela Green, Manassas, Va., and Andrea Woodruff, Nevada, Mo.; one son, Christopher King, Nevada, Mo.; three grandchildren, Corrigan True, Jordyn Green, and Aiden Tumbleson; one sister, Natalie Baker and husband, Kendall, Nevada, Mo.; one brother, Brantley Johnson and wife, Kellie, Nevada, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Craig Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Mo., with Mark Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. Following the service, family and friends will gather in the Nevada Elk’s Lodge basement. Friends may call from now until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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