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Rites held for Tessie Mae Johnson

Tessie Mae Johnson, 76, of Letcher, died October 18 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

A daughter of the late Herman and Goldie Hollins Jent, she was the widow of Dennis Johnson. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Kirby Jent and Roy Jent.

Surviving are a son, Eddie Johnson and wife JoAnn of Letcher; three daughters,: Anita Johnson and Barbara Johnson, both of Letcher, and Beverly Dixon and husband Bob of Hallie; two brothers, Arthur Jent of Redstar and Gary Jent of Redfox; three sisters, Diane Caudill of Linefork, and Louise Caudill and Linda Smith, both of Carcassonne; four grandchildren, Angela, Edrena, Tracy, and Daniel; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley Engle.

Funeral services were held October 21 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Hub Banks Cemetery at Letcher.

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