Mable Johnson, age 86, of Jackhorn, Kentucky, received her Heavenly reward on Friday, February 11, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on December 19, 1935, unto the union of the late John Jefferson and Bessie Ellen Stewart Fleming in Etty, Kentucky. She was a 76-year member of the Hemphill Church of Christ. She was retired from the Letcher County Board of Education as an assistant librarian. Mabel was a long time and founding President of the Hemphill Community Center, member of the Letcher County Coal Miners Memorial committee and had served as officer of Letcher County Election Board for the Baker precinct.
Mable had so much love to share with her family, especially her grand, great, and great-great grandchildren. She enjoyed the Letcher County Senior Citizens Boone Fork Center. She was such a delightful and hard-working lady in her community, so to show appreciation, December 19th, was declared the Mable Johnson Day every year in Letcher County. She was known for being a wonderful cook, and her love of canning and quilting. The family and her community have suffered a loss and will miss Mable dearly.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James Webster Johnson, son, Rex Allen Johnson, daughter, Monek Johnson-Hutton, brothers, Tom, Ezra, Lenville, Pallas, William, Clinton, Solomon and Gene Fleming, sisters, Glassie Hall, and Della Lucas.
Left to cherish her memory, daughters, Gwen Johnson of Hemphill, KY, Sandy Fox of Thornton, KY, brother, Willard (Barbara) Fleming of McRoberts, KY, ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren also survive.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 12, 2022, at the Hemphill Church of Christ from 6 to 9 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, February 13, 2022, at the church beginning at 1 p.m. with Speakers Hargus Hall and Rodney Bentley officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hemphill Cemetery in Hemphill, KY.
Cumberland Valley Funeral Home is Honored to Serve the Johnson Family.
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