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Laverne Johnson

July 24, 1954 — June 17, 2022

Laverne Johnson, age 67, passed away Friday afternoon, June 17, 2022, at the North MS Specialty Hospital in Batesville, MS.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, June 20, 2022 at the New Hope Church of God in Batesville, MS with the interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday evening at the church from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and one hour prior the service on Monday.

Laverne was born on July 24, 1954 to the late Edward High and Mirrell Kennedy High in Ruleville, MS. She was a member of the New Hope Church of God and enjoyed cooking. Laverne’s favorite pastime was singing, whether it was at church or at home.  Laverne also loved to watch the Mississippi State bulldogs play football.

The family left behind to cherish her precious memory includes her husband, Carmel E. Johnson of Courtland, MS; her two children, Michael Johnson and Cindy Hawkins both of Batesville, MS; 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by one sister, Eva Jean Card.

 

 

 

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Visitation

Monday, June 20, 2022

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Monday, June 20, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Interment

Monday, June 20, 2022

Starts at 1:30 pm (Central time)

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