JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

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 Nor- 
man 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)

 
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