PEORIA - Sadie B. Johnson, 81, of Rosewood Care Center in Peoria passed away peacefully at 3:35 a.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013.
Sadie was born July 25, 1931, in Michigan City, Miss., to Lyle and Clara Young. She married O.W. Johnson in Ripley, Miss., on Aug. 6, 1949.
Sadie was a homemaker who was very active with her church, New Beginnings Ministries.
She leaves to cherish her memories four children, Leo (Flossie) Johnson, Clara (Alfred) Hooks, Gregory Johnson and Vanessa DeCristo, all of Peoria; one brother, Dewitt Young of Cleveland, Ohio; her grandchildren, Tiphanie, Nakita, LeVar, Brenan, Zsabri, Marcus, Dominique, John, Ariel and Darrell; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son; and three sisters.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Grace Apostolic Assembly, 1523 S. Laramie, with a visitation one hour prior beginning at 9 a.m. Elder Martin Johnson, pastor of New Beginnings Ministries, will officiate. Sadie will be laid to rest in Springdale Cemetery. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at simonsmortuary.com.