Marcella A. Johnson

Marcella A. Johnson

Marcella A. Johnson, 102, of Columbia went to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at University Hospital with her family by her side.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton.

Marcella was born Sept. 22, 1917, and raised in Fulton through her high school years. She was the daughter of Melvin and Louise (Humbrock) Frank, who preceded her in death. She was married Aug. 22, 1954, in Jefferson City to Harry Johnson, who preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1993.

Marcella lived life to the fullest! She served as a bookkeeper clerk at her father’s grocery store. She obtained her degree from William Woods College while modeling for various women’s clothing stores in Fulton and Jefferson City. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church and local PTA. Marcella and her husband were the travel directors for Overseas Adventure Travel trips both in the United States and abroad. Marcella also volunteered for over 30 years at University Hospital in the gift shop and guest services. The lights of her life were her two grandsons, whom she loved dearly.

Survivors include one son, Randy Johnson (Janet) of Hartsburg, and two grandsons, Lance Johnson of Kansas City and Cole Johnson of Columbia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Federation of the Blind of Missouri, c/o Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W., Columbia, MO 65202.

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