MURPHYSBORO -- Freda C. Johnson, 88, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Shawnee Christian Nursing Center.
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She was born Nov. 8, 1925, to Floyd and Hazel (Hadden) Smith in Flora. She married Charles L. Johnson on June 18, 1950, and he preceded her in death Aug. 7, 2010.
Freda was a member of First Christian Church of Murphysboro. She assisted her husband, Charles, in overseeing Charlie's Market in Murphysboro for more than 22 years.
Survivors include her granddaughter, Jodi, and husband, Mike Tracy, of Murphysboro; two grandsons, Kyle Needham and Garrett Needham, both of Murphysboro; great-grandson, Justin Tracey, and great-granddaughter, Erin Tracy, both of Murphysboro; nieces, nephews and other relatives; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Judith "Judy Jo" Needham; and brother, James Smith.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in Crain Pleasant Grove-Murdale Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Sutton and the Rev. Ron Henwood officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church of Murphysboro and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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Published in The Southern Illinoisan on Feb. 15, 2014