Rosie Edna Johnson, daughter of the late Isaac Newton and Marie Vanmaster Holtsclaw, was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Risco, Mo., and passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, at National Health Care in Kennett, at the age of 85.
She married Willie Thrasher, who preceded her in death. On April 27, 1969, she married Ralph Johnson, who preceded her in death on July 31, 2008. She was also preceded in death by one son, Raymond Thrasher, Sr.; two brothers, Cecil and Charles Edward Holtsclaw, and a sister, Ruth Chase.
Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Robards; one sister, Violet Bailey, of Kennett; a daughter-in-law, Nita Thrasher, of Senath, Mo.; grandchildren, Raymond Thrasher, Jr., Paula Gage, Brenda Smith, Debbie Jancarde, and Bill and Rebecca Johnson, and great-grandchildren, Sara, Tiffany, Alyssa, Zachary, Daniell, Ryan, April, Steven and Michael.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time Friday, Jan. 29, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Denny Brown officiating.
Burial will follow in the Senath Cemetery.