Helen M. Johnson
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Helen M. Johnson, 84, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at her home in Springfield.
She was born May 20, 1930, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Ralph and Edith (Lester) Thompson.
Helen worked on the assembly line at Hobbs for 43 years, retiring in 1995. She was a member of the Deaf Senior Citizens Club of Springfield.
She is survived by two granddaughters, Tasha Johnson and Amy Friedman, both of Springfield; daughter-in-law, Susan Johnson of Springfield; and a sister, Betty (husband, Dale) Mullen of Auburn, IL. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, including Karen Browning, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved son, David R. Johnson; and four brothers, Eugene, Warren, Francis and Robert Thompson.
Services are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Gifford officiating. Burial will follow at Virden Cemetery in Virden, IL.
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