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Betty Lou (Lee) Johnson

June 27, 1933 ~ December 17, 2018 (age 85)

Betty Lou Johnson, 85, of Waltonville, Illinois, previously of Sandoval, Illinois passed away at 10:20 A.M. December 17, 2018 at her residence in Waltonville, Illinois. She was born June 27, 1933 in Centralia, Illinois to Carlos and Nora (Brown) Lee. She was married to Charles Cunningham and he preceded her in death on November 28, 1973.  Together they had two children, Patricia A. (Cunningham) Mueller and Charles Cunningham.  She was later married to Jack Johnson and he preceded her in death on June 17, 1999.  They had one child, Charles Johnson.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Mitch) Mueller of Carlyle, Illinois; her beloved, Ernie Martin of Waltonville, Illinois; son, Charles Johnson; grandchildren, Rachelle (Larry) Delahunt, Betty Ann (Michael) Skrien, Lee (Traci) Bonner, Nickie Cunningham, Luke Cunningham, Callie (Jake) Carter, Jon (Logan) Stanhouse, Luke (Kayla) Stanhouse, and Ashley (Daniel) White; great-grandchildren, Kenneth (Adrienne) Delahunt, Lara Marie Delahunt, Clinton (Erica) Schulte, Noah Bonner, Jacob Skrien, Sam Skrien, Cadenze Johnson, Dayton Johnson, Melodee Johnson, Leo Stanhouse, Victor Stanhouse, Oliver Stanhouse, Alayna White, Anistyn White, Adley White, and Alya White; great-great-grandchildren, Everett Delahunt, Evelyn Delahunt, Ryder Schulte, Madden Schulte; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to both of her husbands, Ms. Johnson was preceded in death by her son, Charles Cunningham and three sisters, Helen Ginder, Alice May Rodgers, and Sharon Thomason-Webb.

Betty worked as a seamstress and a manager at Miss Elaine’s Dress Factory.  She loved to dance and was a member of the “Boot Scooters” in Centralia.  She belonged to Waltonville Community Church.  She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois with Brother Tim Reynolds officiating. Memorials: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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