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Betty May Johnson, 78, formerly of Ashland, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017, in Harbor Healthcare Center in Ironton, Ohio.
She was born March 25, 1939, in McDermit, Ohio, the daughter of the late Leroy and Olga (Koch) Fulk.
Betty was a 1958 graduate of Ashland Senior High School in Ashland, KY.
She lived in Jackson Twp for 29 years and was a member of Calvary Chapel. She returned to Ashland in 1999, and was an active member of 1st United Methodist Church.
Betty May Johnson is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Leonard and Kristie Johnson of Ashland, KY; daughter Aletha Irwin of Alexandria, OH; 5 granddaughters, Nikki (Kenny), Abey, Orion, Lyra, Aja; and 1 great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. Johnson (2001); siblings, Robert Fulk, Kenneth Fulk, Loma Childers; son-in-law David Irwin.
Funeral services was at 11 a.m. Monday, September 25, 2017, at Heitger Funeral Home-Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon, OH, 44646, with Rev. Richard LaPehn officiating.
Calling hours was an hour prior to the services at the funeral home.
Burial followed the services at Fairview Gardens in Jewett, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The 1st United Methodist Church, 1811 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Condolences to the family may be made at heitger.com.
Published on September 25, 2017
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