Obituary: JOHNSON, LEONE THELMA

Published: Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:48 a.m. MDT

Leone Thelma Johnson1917 ~ 2012Devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Leone Thelma Johnson passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 29, 2012. She was the rock and foundation of her family. Living in grace and strength, Leone inspired all around her with her patient continence, loving nature, delightful sense of humor, beautiful smile, and remarkable tenderness. Daughter of Alben S. and Clara Peterson Johnson, Leone was born on November 24, 1917 in Ogden, Utah. After serving an LDS mission in the Eastern States Mission, Leone married Clarence Budd Johnson in the Salt Lake Temple on January 6, 1944.Dedicated to education and learning, Leone graduated from UCLA with a BA in Education and a certificate in General Elementary and Early Childhood Education. Leone taught kindergarten for 30 years in the Ogden City system. She spent 29 of those years at Horace Mann Elementary. Leone served in many leadership positions in the LDS Church and loved to study the scriptures. This was a great blessing to her family. Leone is survived by her three children, Charles (Nedra) of Centerville; Stephen (Gayle) of Kaysville; and Janelle Barrett (Dan) of Bellingham, Washington; 13 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; sisters, Norma Darias of Provo; and Marie Flanders; and brother, Charles Johnson (Vyla) of California. Proceeded in death by her husband, Clarence Budd Johnson.Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lorin Farr 2nd Ward, 480 7th Street, Ogden. Friends may visit family on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd., and Friday from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment, Ogden City Cemetery.The Family expresses their heartfelt thanks for the wonderful care she received from the excellent staff at County Care Assisted Living of Farmington and from her Hospice staff.Send condolences to the family at: www.lindquistmortuary.com