Veronica L. Johnson, 59, passed away at 4:24 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper after a long struggle with multiple sclerosis.
She was born at Leonardtown, Md., to Benjamin and Veronica (Combs) Johnson. She married Jim Shawver Dec. 3, 2002, at Shoals.
She found enjoyment in scrapbooking, motorcycles and collecting Beanie Babies. She was a member of Abate of Indiana for 20 years and former Region 10 secretary.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Shawver; her two sisters, Debra Johnson of Resto, Va., and Karen Marie Johnson of Milwaukee, Wis.; two brothers, Leonard Wayne Johnson and Ben Johnson, both of Great Mills, Md., and many nieces and nephews.
Â Funeral services will be at 11a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Visitation is set for 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.