Glenda LaVerne Johnson, 71, of Higginsville, died October 26th at the Meyer Care Center
She was born September 25, 1946 in Collins, MO to Ernest and Anna McCoy.
She married James “Red” Johnson July 17, 1976 in Ballwin, MO. He preceded her in death on October 17, 1998. She moved back to Higginsville in 2000.
She started working at age 16 and retired at age 40 from her job as a waitress.
She was a member of the Southern Baptist Church in Portageville, MO.
In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by:
Step-sons: Pete and Mike Johnson
Brothers: Ernest, Russell, Therine, Robert, Arnold, Virgil McCoy
Sisters: Maymie Martin, Imogene Poe, Addie McCoy,
infant Glenna McCoy (her twin)
She is survived by:
Son: Ray Louis Johnson of Higginsville
Foster sons: Jerry McCurry of Dover
Tony Ray Whitehead (Sarah) of St. Louis
and their son, Seth
Step-children: James Johnson of Omaha, NE
Linda Horch of St. Louis
Brothers: Alvin McCoy of Archie, MO
Carroll McCoy of Corder
Sisters: Beulah Higgins of Higginsville
Sylvia Wagner of Branson, MO
Violet Wegener of Higginsville
Graveside services will be held Monday, October 30th at 2:00 pm at the Higginsville City Cemetery, officiated by Dennis Million
Memorials are suggested to Lafayette County Cancer Coalition