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Alfred V. Johnson

Alfred V. Johnson, 89, of Centralia, formerly of Mt. Vernon, 
died at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2006, at his residence in 
Centralia.
            
He was a retired delivery truck driver for Steffy Home Furnishing 
in Mt. Vernon.
            
He was born on October 11, 1916 in Mt. Vernon to James Franklin 
Johnson and Ima Leta (Estes) Johnson. He married Beulah Valleroy 
on September 21, 1996 in Centralia and she survives in Centralia. 
            
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 6, 2006 at 
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Dr. Bruce Cromwell will preside. 
Burial will be at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County.  Chaplain 
Ernie Collins of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct 
a Military Flag Presentation. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday, 
March 5, 2006 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
            
Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Darrell G. Johnson and 
wife Kay of Bluford; one sister,  Dorothea Faulkner of Mt. Vernon; 
two daughters, Berneda Lynch and husband Bob of Nason, and Glenda 
Johnson of Mt. Vernon; stepson, Lyndel Lynch of North Carolina; three 
stepdaughters, Mildred Moore and husband Hershal of California, 
Jane Finley of Centralia, Susan Richardson and husband Dariel of 
Springfield; two grandsons, Terry Lynch and wife Deanna of Woodlawn, 
Darrel Johnson, Jr. and Fiancee Stacy of Noble; three granddaughters, 
Sherry Davis of Dahlgren, Brandy Stanley and husband Skip of Springerton, 
and Kristi Lynch of Nason. Four great-granddaughters, two great-grandsons, 
10 step great-grandsons, 9 step-great- granddaughters, 5 step-
granddaughters and 7 step-grandsons and several nieces and nephews 
survive.
            
His parents and one brother: Lloyd Johnson preceded him in death.
            
Alfred was a member of the American Legion Post #141, V.F.W. Post 
1376 and attended Free Methodist Church in Centralia.
            
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans 
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey 
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, 62864. Arrangements have been 
entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 
618-242-3348 or visit our web site at www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com  
for further information.

(Second obituary printed 3-8-2006)
            
Alfred V. Johnson, 89, of Centralia and formerly of Mt. Vernon, 
died 8:05 p.m. March 2, 2006, at his residence in Centralia.
            
He was a retired delivery truck driver for Steffy Home Furnishings 
in Mt. Vernon.
            
Mr. Johnson was born Oct. 11, 1916, in Mt. Vernon to James Franklin 
and Ima Leta (Estes) Johnson. He first married Florence Lillian (Hayes) 
Johnson; she preceded him in death June 16, 1965. He then married Lela 
Bain Lynell Johnson; she preceded him in death Sept. 16, 1990. He then 
married Beulah (Valleroy) Johnson Sept. 21, 1996, in Centralia; she 
survives.
            
Funeral Services were held 1 p.m. March 6 at Hughey Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon. Dr. Bruce Cromwell presided.
            
Burial was at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County. Chaplain Ernie 
Collins of Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 conducted a military 
flag presentation.
            
Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Beulah Johnson of Centralia; a 
son, Darrel G. Johnson and wife Kay of Bluford; two daughters, Berneda 
Lynch and husband Bob of Nason and Glenda Johnson of Mt. Vernon; a 
sister, Dorothea Faulkner of Mt. Vernon; a stepson, Lyndel Lynch of 
North Carolina; three stepdaughters, Mildred Moore and husband Hershal 
of California, Jane Finley of Centralia and Susan Richardson and husband 
Dariel of Springfield; two grandsons, Terry Lynch and wife Deanna of 
Woodlawn and Darrel Johnson Jr. and fiancée Stacy of Noble; and three 
granddaughters, Sherry Davis of Dahlgren, Brandy Stanley and husband 
Skip of Springerton and Kristi Lynch of Nason. Four great-granddaughters, 
two great-grandsons, 10 step-great-grandsons, nine step-great-granddaughters, 
five step-granddaughters, seven step-grandsons and several nieces and 
nephews also survive.
            
His parents and one brother, Lloyd Johnson, preceded him in death.
            
Mr. Johnson was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, 349th Infantry, 
88th Blue Devil Division and was a member of Mt. Vernon American Legion 
Post 141 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1376 and attended Free Methodist 
Church in Centralia.
            
For those who wish, memorials may be given to Disabled American Veterans 
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey 
Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
            
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where 
you may call 242-3348 or visit the web site at www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com 
for further information.

Source: 
Date: 3-2-2006
Submitted by: Ken Richardson

Submitted by: Jan Staples

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