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Of Crescent, PA  a faithful servant of God and teacher of the faith, was taken home in the arms of Jesus on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from Manor Care, Peters Township at the age of 99. Ocie was born in Lancaster, SC on August 18, 1919 to the late James and Pluma Calley (Collins) Blackmon. Ocie grew up in Greensboro, NC, graduating from their high school, and attended Bennet College. She obtained her B.S. from Chatham College. Ocie accepted the Lord at an early age and was the founder and the pastor for over 60 + years of Deliverance For You Church in Donora.  Even after retirement, her mission as a minister continued, touching all the lives of relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Ocie was preceded in death by her spouses, Minor Jack Johnson and Gumicendo Torres; her son, Renard Hunter Johnson; her granddaughter, Renae Johnson; her siblings, Nina Mae Blackmon and Curtis Duncan. She is survived by her son, Minor Jack Johnson, Jr. of Coraopolis and Angela Johnson Miller (Marvin) of Washington, PA; and considered as her children, Jasmine and Jalen Mull; daughter-in-law, Mary;  her grandchildren, Robert Earl Johnson, Yomiko "Susie" Johnson, Nicole Brown, Lisa Johnson Love, Huntrese R. Johnson Humphreys, Plumetta Johnson, Michael Miller (Crystal) and Sean R. Miller; also five grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren; first cousin, William Blackmon – the last of the "Original Clan"; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, supportive church member, Karen Perry and many friends. Visitation Thursday, January 10  from 2-4, 7-9  at COPELAND'S CORAOPOLIS, 867 Fifth Ave., where service will be held on Friday, January 11 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Coraopolis Cemetery. 

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jan. 9, 2019
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