Kennis Johnson
and Caldonia Johnson

L-R Back: Kennis and Caldonia Johnson, L-R Front: Lois and Lessie Johnson
Caldonia and Kennis Johnson
Caldonia Johnson and Daughter, Lessie Johnson
Kennis Johnson b 23 Oct 1905 Pike Co KY d 13/14 Oct 1991 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; age 85; buried Hemphill Cemetery, Jackhorn, KY; s/o Lorenzo Dow Johnson and Annie Johnson. Kennis Johnson m. 8 Nov 1928 in the Church of Christ, Hartley Pike Co KY to Caldonia Johnson b 5 Feb 1901 d 18 Jan 1988 Kingsport Sullivan Co TN; d/o Lorenzo D Johnson and Elizabeth Collier. Children of Kennis Johnson and Caldonia Johnson;

1. Evon Johnson d as infant

2. Roscoe Johnson b 2 Feb 1920 Hartley KY d 20 Jan 2007; m. 2 Aug 1940 to (1) Louise Johnson d 1 Jul 1994. Children of Roscoe Johnson and Louise Johnson;

i. Willie M Johnson. Child of William M Johnson; I. Matthew Greg Johnson. Child of Matthew Greg Johnson; I.i. Levi T Johnson

Roscoe Johnson m. 11 Nov 1994 (2) to Mary Magdaline Taylor Smith; d/o Edwin Taylor and Ruby Crease. Children of Mary Madaline Taylor Smith and 1st husband; Gary, Jerry, Garland; Rebecca, Mary Jo, Chesley, and Eva Smith

3. Lessie Mae Johnson b 7 Jul 1927 Hartley KY m. Clinton Fleming, s/o John Jefferson Fleming and Bessie Ellen Stewart. Children of Lessie Mae Johnson and Clinton Fleming;

i. Rabon Keith Fleming m. Imogene Boggs. Rabon Keith Fleming m. Helena Potter; d/o Conley Potter and Cora Nelson. Helena Potter m. Michael Darrel Shortt b 12 Feb 1953 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY d 19 Apr 2011 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Herbert Ray Short and Rudell Tucker.

ii. Teddy Ross Fleming; m. Judy Fern Franklin

iii. Kathy Gail Fleming; m. Leslie McFall Jr

iv. James Chris Fleming; m. Palma Lynn Johnson; d/o Morgan Luther "Jack" Johnson and Phyllis Ann Boyd.

4. Connie Johnson b 13 Jun 1930 Pike Co KY d 25 Nov 1932 Hartley, KY age 2 years.

5. Lonnie Johnson b 13 Jun 1930 Pike Co KY; m. Jacqueline Bentley; d/o William Henry "Bill" Bentley and Bertha Johnson.

6. Delores "Lois" Johnson b 18 Mar 1933; m. 1 Nov 1947 Whitesburg, KY to Sol Fleming; s/o John Jefferson Fleming and Bessie Ellen Stewart.


Obituary of Roscoe Johnson
2 Mar 1920 - 20 Jan 2007

Roscoe Johnson, age 86, of McRoberts, Kentucky, passed away early Saturday morning, January 20, 2007, at his home. Roscoe was born in Pike County, Kentucky, on March 2, 1920. He was tbe son of the late Kennis and Caldonia Johnson. Roscoe was a member of the Church of Christ for many years. He also had a great love for horses. During his life he bought, sold, and traded many horses. He only loved two things better than his horses. First, his Lord, then his family. In this life his mother was his whole heart He was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Mine Workers of America.

Roscoe married Louise Johnson on August 10, 1940 in Pike County, Kentucky. They had one son, Willie M. Johnson. Louise preceded him in death on July 1, 1994. Roscoe is survived by a grandson, Mathew Greg Johnson, and a great-grandson, Levi T. Johnson. On November 11, 1994. Roscoe married Mary M. "Maggie" Smith in Letcher County, Kentucky. In addition to Maggie, he is also survived by three step-sons, Gary, Jerry, and Garland; four step-daughters, Rebecca, Mary Jo, Chesley, and Eva; thirteen step-grandchildren and one step-greatgrandchild.

Roscoe was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister, Lonnie, Connie, and Evon. Two sisters, Lessie Fleming and Lois Fleming, also survive him, in addition to several nieces and nephews, including special niece, Inez Potter. He also leaves behind many friends, including special friend, Alicia Smith.

In Memory Of Roscoe Johnson - March 2, 1920 - January 20, 2007. Funeral Services were at 11:00 A.M. Monday January 22, 2007 at the Carty Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating: Chris Fleming. Interment: Green Acres Cemetery Ermine, Kentucky. Pallbearers: Sherd Caudill, Jr., Bob Deskins, Garland Smith, Daniel B. Johnson, Teddy Fleming, Chad Fleming, Gary Fleming, and Chan Fleming. Honorary Pallbearers: David Gilliam, Philip Fleming, and Jacky Potter. Funeral arrangements cared for by Carty Funeral Home, Fleming-Neon, KY.


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