Whitesburg KY

Roger Dell Johnson rites held

Funeral services for Roger Dell Johnson, 67, of Jenkins, were held June 4 at the Hemphill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Vanover Cemetery at Jenkins.

Born in Jenkins to the late Virnel and Margaret Vanover Johnson, he died May 31 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was the president of the UMWA Local 1468 and a member of the Jenkins Masonic Lodge No. 852.

Surviving are his wife, Shelia Johnson; two sons, Brian Johnson and wife Misty of Jenkins, and Lee Johnson and wife Mistie of Neon; a daughter-in-law, Andrea Yonts and husband James of Neon; two brothers, Ralph Johnson and wife Bonnie of Dandridge, Tenn., and Steve Johnson and wife Irma of Amherst, Ohio; five sisters, Shelia Gibson and husband Mickey of Maryland, Dianna Ratliff and Jolene Elkins, both of Jenkins, Donna Sehorne and husband David of Florida, and Rhonda Kennedy and husband Tim; four grandchildren, Kyra Johnson, Joby Johnson, Christopher Puckett and Brittany Sexton; and a great-grandchild, Drake Hall.

Mr. Johnson was also preceded in death by a sister, Sondra Browett.

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