Charlotte L. Johnson, 79, of Catlin, departed from this life at 4:00 am on (October 8, 2019) at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Charlotte was born Wednesday, October 2, 1940 in Danville, the daughter of Wilfred Henry and Katharine Fisher Smith. She married Ronnie Johnson on Friday, April 15, 1960 at Second Church of Christ, Danville, Illinois by CM Read. Ronnie preceded her in death on May 16, 2019. Surviving are: two sons: Ronald Scott (Lee Ann) Johnson of Danville, Illinois and Brett (Lisa Hines) Johnson of Springdale, AR; one daughter: Jeana Katharine Johnson of Catlin; one brother: Mike (Norma) Smith of Ridge Farm; one sister: Patricia Smith Pierce of Catlin; six grandchildren: Kaitlin (Chris) Alvarez, Eirelyn (Christian Rogger) Johnson, Taylor Grace Garwood, Ainslee Kitt Johnson, Kelsey Johnson, and Chase Johnson, and one great-grandson: Lionel “Cisco Kid” Alvarez; and one sister-in-law: Carol Van Dyke (Tom) Napton. Charlotte was preceded in death by two brothers: Ted Fisher and WH Smith; three sisters: Stella Taylor, Shirley Beckman and Phyllis Smith; and one son-in-law: Michael Garwood.

Charlotte worked for CH Smith Insurance for over 51 years and served on the Catlin Township Cemetery Association. She was the secretary of Catlin Township Zoning and was co-owner of Johnson Construction with her husband Ronnie. She served on the Business & Professional Women’s Board, the PTA, and Youth Football Cheer.

Funeral services were held October 12, 2019 at the Catlin Church of Christ. Pastor Kevin Cox officiated.

Burial at Oakridge Cemetery, Catlin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Catlin Historical Society.

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