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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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