Janis Johnson “JJ”, 82, passed away peacefully in her home under hospice care on June 26, 2019. She was born on July 26, 1936 to parents William and Thelma Jackson in Columbus, Ohio, where she resided her whole life.
Janis is preceded in death by parents William and Thelma Jackson, husband Donald Johnson, twin sister Janet Erwin, brother Donald Jackson, and daughter Joyce Johnson. She is survived by sister Barbara Castle, son Danny (Barb) Johnson, Doug (Lora) Johnson, granddaughter Rachel (Austin) Murdock, grandson Zachary Murdock, granddaughter Autumn Johnson, granddaughter Danielle Johnson, grandson Tyler Johnson, grandson Mason Johnson, great-grandson Jude Davis, and great-granddaughter Ruby Davis- who Janis absolutely adored.
Janis enjoyed spending countless hours carefully crafting her many poems. She also enjoyed crocheting, avidly watching HGTV, and spending time with grandson and caregiver Zachary. Janis was strong in her faith and thoroughly loved listening to gospel music. A private celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Lewy Body Dementia Association in Janis’ honor: lbda.org.
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