It is with regret that we announce the death of Mrs. Dorothy Simonton Johnson, age 97, of Fayetteville, TN. Mrs. Johnson passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Covenant Manor.
Mrs. Johnson was a native of Oliver, MO, the daughter of the late Ralph Waldo and Gertrude May Pickett Simonton. She was a retired accountant and of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors include her grandson Keith M. Killebrew of Brentwood, TN, sister Jessie Simonton Daniel of Gibonsville, NC, nieces Anne Simonton Marlin of Portland, TN, Dr. Susan Simonton of Minneapolis, MN, Paula Elizabeth Simonton Deason of Memphis, TN, Marilynn Daniel Hartiss of Gibonsville, NC, and nephew Dr. Ralph Simonton, III of Portland, TN. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jesse McClellan Johnson, daughter Patricia Ann Killebrew, grandson William K. Killebrew, Jr., brothers Dr. Ralph Simonton, Jr. and Paul Raymond Simonton.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, August 19, 2016 from 2 until 4 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memphis Memory Garden.