Mary Pettit Johnson
Mrs. Mary Pettit Johnson died at 7:45 last night at her home, 1212 Main
street, at the age of 72 years, 2 months and 26 days.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Central
Church of Christ, of which she was a member. The Rev. Herbert J. WILSON
will officiate and burial will be at Oakwood cemetery. The body will
lie in state at Myers Chapel.
Mrs. Johnson was born September 14, 1890 in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of
William Calvin OAKLEY and Diana M. (MAYNOR) Oakley. She was a lifetime
resident of this community.
She first married Carl Pettit, who died in 1951. She was later married to
Norman A. Johnson, who preceded her in death in 1957. She is survived by one
son, Calvin W. Pettit of Washington D.C. and a half sister, Mrs. Mae Brown
of Mt. Vernon.
December 11, 1962 Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
(Mary was my 1/2 GG aunt)