Johnson, Matilda ~ 76, 6355 Alexandra Ct., Independence, KY died at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 16, 2012 at St. Elizabeth-Edgewood Hospital, Edgewood (Kenton County), KY due to complications from a massive heart attack. Formerly of Upper Mill Creek, she was born March 14, 1935 in Knott County, KY to Isaac Newton and Arnetta (Taylor) Smith, both deceased; also deceased, step-mother Minta (Calhoun) Blount Smith, who raised her from age 7. On May 20, 1950, she married Delmas Johnson who preceded her in death March 25, 1975. She is survived by one daughter, Betty Rae (Chris) White, with whom she lived; four grandchildren, Delmas Jason Draughn, Kevin Keith Draughn, Wendi Briana (Steve) Turner, and Rebecca Dawn (Eddie) Campbell; six great grandchildren, Tyler Draughn, Emily Draughn, Chloe Draughn, Alyssa Campbell, Zack King and Caleb Combs; one daughter-in-law, Donna (Everage) Johnson; one son-in-law, Jimmy Huff; three step-sisters, Virginia (Blount) Sturgill, EllaV (Blount) McDonald and Jane (Blount) Ayers; one step-brother, James Blount; two nieces, Betty Gale (Blount) Schimpf and Barbara Jean (Howard) Anderson; five nephews, Ronnie Smith, Brice Smith, Jeffrey Smith, Cris Yenser and Scott Yenser; two sisters-in law, Carolyn Smith and Geneva Weese. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Huff; three sons, Jimmy Darrell Johnson, Brian Keith Johnson & Ernie Lee Johnson; three sisters, Stella Smith, Rachel Smith and Zola (Smith) Howard; three brothers, O. C. Smith, Jesse J. Smith and David A. Smith; one half-sister, Martha Helen (Smith) Yenser; one niece, Wanda Sue (Smith) Hudson; one nephew, David D. Smith. Viewing will be from 4:00 to 8:00 Sunday, February 19, 2012, at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2012 with Randy Combs and Reggie Hall officiating. Burial will be in the Green Slone Cemetery, Upper Mill Creek. Condolences may be expressed at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home.
Provided by Betty Schimpf