Lifelong area resident, Lorna K. Johnson, 71, died
July 2, 2011, at Regency at The Park, 420 SE Myra
Road, College Place, Washington.
Lorna was born December 30, 1939, in
Walla Walla, to Kenneth and Ethyl Fletcher. She
attended Walla Walla schools and was a Wa-Hi
graduate. On July 4, 1959, she and Chuck Johnson were married in Walla Walla.
They had two sons, Marty and Chuckie. She worked at Birds Eye
Cannery, was a teacher's aid at the Touchet schools, worked
for Three R's Montessori School, College Place Bindery,
and at one time helped with senior care. She also had an
estate sale business and took some time to do property
management including buying and selling fix-up homes.
She enjoyed crafts, scrapbooking, making cards and dollcollecting.
She also took faithful care of her son, Chuckie,
for 30 years while he was living in a nursing home. She
loved spending time with her granddaughter, Sierra and
great-grandson, Brayden and they were the light of her life.
Lorna was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and
the Walla Walla City Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Family and friends may pay their respects from 1:00
p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011, at Mountain
View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla
Walla. The funeral service will be 9:00 a.m., Friday,
July 8, 2011, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Blue
Mountain Memorial Gardens, and a reception will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made to Touchet Education
Foundation or The Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children
through the funeral home.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Marty
and Sheron Johnson of Touchet; her granddaughter, Sierra
Johnson and great-grandson, Brayden Johnson, both of
College Place. She was preceded in death by her parents, her
husband in 1996, and her son, Chuckie, who died in 2006.
Friends may write memories and sign the guestbook