Emit Hassell Johnson
and Bessie Johnson
Emit Hassell Johnson b 28 Sept 1894 Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY d 30 Jun 1969; s/o Albert Pendleton Johnson and Tempa Sue Vanover. Emit Hassell Johnson m. 1923 Pike Co KY to Bessie Johnson b 25 Dec 1903 Pike Co KY d Jan 2004 Pike Co KY; d/o William Johnson and Hannah Loretta Matilda Cable. Children of Emit Hassell Johnson and Bessie Johnson;
1. Viola Johnson b 18 Jan 1931 Marshall's Branch, KY d 23 Jan 2018 Letcher Manor Nursing & Rehab. Center, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, KY; m. Arnold Edward Williams (deceased). Children of Arnold Edward Williams and Viola Johnson;
I. Arnold E Williams Jr died as infant
II. Rita Williams; m. Kenneth Broome
III. Melvin Douglas Williams; m. Della Unknown
IV. Daniel Ray Williams; m. Deborah Unknown.
V. Edward Dale Williams; m. Carla Unknown.
2. Homer Johnson (deceased)
3. Guy Johnson (deceased)
4. Arlie B Johnson
5. Glaidus Johnson; (deceased) m. Male Hyatt
6. Lucille Johnson; (deceased) m. Male Bentley
Obituary: Viola Johnson Williams
18 Jan 1931 - 23 Jan 2018
Viola Williams, age 87, of Jenkins, Kentucky passed from this lifeon Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Letcher Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center of Whitesburg, Kentucky. She was born on January 18, 1931 at Marshall’s Branch, Kentucky to the late EmitHassel Johnson and Bessie Johnson. Viola taught school at Marshall’s Branch and worked as a nurse-aid at Jenkins Hospital. Mrs. Williams worked two years in coal mining. Sheattended the Peak’s Branch Missionary Alliance Church and the Whitesburg First Baptist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband: Arnold Edward Williams; one infant son: Arnold E. Williams, Jr.; three brothers:Homer Johnson, Guy Johnson and Arlie B. Johnson; two sisters: Glaidus Hyatt and Lucille Bentley.
Mrs. Williams is survived by one daughter: Rita (Kenneth) Broome of Whitesburg, Kentucky; three sons: Melvin Douglas(Della) Williams of Banner, Kentucky, Daniel Ray (Deborah) Williams of Robinson Creek, Kentucky and Edward Dale (Carla) Williams of Paintsville, Kentucky; six grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren: along with a host of other family and many friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation for Mrs. Williams will be held at the Polly & Craft Funeral Home of Jenkins, Kentucky on Thursday,January 25, 2018, with family viewing at 5:00 PM. The family will then receive friends and guests from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Funeral services for Mrs. Williams will be conducted from the Jenkins Chapel at 11:00 AM on Friday, January 26, 2018; with PastorTony Brown officiating.
Burial will take place at the Green Acres Cemetery located at Ermine, Kentucky.
Carty/ Polly & Craft Funeral Home of Jenkins is in care of funeral arrangements.