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Viran Louise Johnson, 85 of Archer, Florida died on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.
She was a member of The Rock Church of Gainesville were she served on the Covenant Group and the Interest Group. Ms. Johnson was a graduate of Lincoln High School.
She was preceded in death by her son, Kelvin Johnson and husband, Henry Johnson.
Her memory will live on in the hearts of her daughter, Cheyanne Melton (Clarence), Saint Petersburg, FL, siblings, Ricky Head (Ursula), Las Vegas, NV, John Head (Willie Mae), Johnnie Mae Head, Christine Frazier and Olivia Anderson (Walter) all of Gainesville, FL; her caregivers, Eddie and Nora Nattiel, Archer, FL; five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be at Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:00 AM at The Rock Church of Gainesville, 9818 Southwest 24th Avenue Gainesville, Florida 32607, Pastor George A Brantley, Pastor. Interment will be in Pineville Cemetery, Archer, FL.
Visitation Tuesday, 2:00-7:00PM, Chestnut Memorial Chapel and at the Church one hour before the service.
In lieu of flowers contributions to be made to Haven Hospice.
Family members are asked to meet at the Church at 9:30 AM. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Published in Gainesville Sun from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, 2018
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