Johnnie Early


Mrs. Johnnie M. "Mama Johnnie"

Mrs. Johnnie M. Early, 88, of Toledo, OH passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, in her home in the presence of her loving family. She formerly was a one room schoolteacher in her home state of Arkansas prior to relocating to Toledo and was a mixologist for the Elks Golden Rule Lodge #129 prior to retirement.

She was the widow of Mr. Sam Early and is survived by sisters, Letha (Lacy) McCoy, Juanita Gilmore, Barbara Davis and Pat (Frank) Lyons; brothers, Lloyd and Odell (Mildred) Cathey. and a host of other loving relatives and kind friends.

Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012, at The C. Brown Funeral Home, Inc. Chapel, 1629 Nebraska Avenue. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Glass City Church of Christ, 901 Hoag Street, preceded by Family Hour at 10 a.m., the Reverend Robert G. Birt Jr. Pastor and Officiant.

Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 5, 2012