Alphonso West Mortuary
4409 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208
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JOHNSON Mrs. Ruth Daise Johnson passed away peacefully February 29, 2012 in a local hospital. She was a native of Jacksonville, FL, where she received her early education. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Central Baptist Institutional Church, currently under the leadership of Rev. Karl S. Hodges, Sr., where she served as a Choir member. Mrs. Johnson was employed as a Sales Clerk in the Retail Industry, rendering over 70 years of dedicated service. In 1995, she retired from Heyman's Department Store. Other affiliations include Les Coquette Charity Club. Her husband, Julius N. Johnson, Jr. and daughter, Torey A. Johnson predeceased her. Survivors include her nieces, Mrs. Gloria Pressley (Leonard). Mrs. Josephine Riley (Bobby) and Ms. Cheryl Coffey; goddaughter, Ms. Brandie Stallings; sisters-in-law, Mses. Beatrice Johnson, Vivian Moore, Catherine Johnson, Almetya Lodi, Marion Brown (Theodore) and Marian Lamb; a number of other relatives and friends, including her special friends, Mrs. Carrie Lou Allen, and Mrs. Rosa Stallings. FUNERAL SERVICE will be held 11 AM, Saturday, March 3, 2012 at her church. Mrs. Johnson will rest in the mortuary for visitation FRIDAY from 5 PM until 8 PM (where the family will received friends at 5 PM) and Saturday at the church from 9 AM until the hour of service. Interment will be in Edgewood Cemetery. Friends are asked to assemble at the church under the direction of ALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC., 4409 Soutel Dr. 904-766-9671. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Mar. 2, 2012
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