Cara Janelle Johnson-Prewitt, 33, of Bunnlevel, North Carolina, formerly of O'Fallon, Ill., born July 12, 1982, in Beeville, Texas, passed away Nov. 17, 2015, at home in North Carolina.
She was a graduate of O'Fallon Township High School in 2000; where she was a member of the OTHS Marching Panthers Band and their track and field team. She then graduated with a BS in chemistry from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She was formerly the regional director with GE Mobile Water Treatment Solutions. She was a loving wife, daughter, sister, and friend; who will truly be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jayce Gunner Prewitt, in infancy; her maternal grandfather, Col. Charles J. Mueth; paternal grandparents, Herbert A. and Louise, nee Vitt, Johnson, Sr.; an aunt, Jane Ellen Mueth; and an uncle, John Johnson.
Surviving are her loving husband, Sgt. First Class, James J. Prewitt, U.S. Army of Bunnlevel, North Carolina; her stepdaughter, Brielle Prewitt; her parents, Capt. Art and June, nee Mueth, Johnson of Troy, Ill.; her maternal grandmother, Marjorie Mueth, nee Hempen of Waterloo, Ill.; sister, Jenna (Chad) Edwards of Marine, Ill.; her brother, Brandon Johnson of Seattle, Wash.; her nephew and niece, Coen and Adrianna Edwards; her aunt and godmother, Jean E. (Mike) Dayton, her aunts, Sarah (Jeff) Scholten, Grace (Jim) Lange, and Marguerite Jahns; her uncles, John (Susan) Mueth and Timothy (Harmie) Johnson; and cousins, Eric (Kim Morse)Mueth and his daughters, Serenity and Penolope; and Sarah Anne (Jon) Muse and their children, Aiden and Eli; and many other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Karla Smith Foundation, 14 Park Place, Suite B, Swansea, Ill. 62226. Condolences may also be expressed online at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Funeral: Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill. Entombment will be held privately in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 23, 2015