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Cloteen Riffe Johnson, 101, lifelong resident of Catlettsburg, passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017, in Woodland Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with her family at her side.
Mrs. Johnson was born October 1, 1915, in Boyd County, KY, to the late Lon and Verna French Riffe.
Cloteen loved music, practical jokes, crossword puzzles and loved to laugh. She was a Kentucky Colonel and of the Nazarene Faith.
Survivors include her son, Larry K. Johnson of Chesapeake, Ohio; and daughter, Vonda Johnson McGinnis of Ashland; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Cloteen was preceded in death by her parents; husband Estel Johnson in 1981; son Charles Joseph Johnson; and two daughters-in-law, Dorothy Johnson and Rhinda Johnson.
Graveside services for Mrs. Johnson will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at Ross Cemetery, Rush. Pastor Frank Hulett will officiate.
Grandsons will serve as casket bearers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Neal Funeral Home, Center Street, Catlettsburg is in charge of arrangements.
Published on August 7, 2017
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