April 21, 1945 - June 21, 2021
May Kathryn Johnson was born April 21, 1945 in St. Louis, MO to Nolar and Lonnie Powell. She departed this life at Bentwood Nursing & Rehab Manor on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 5:30am. May attended Douglass Elementary School in Webster Groves and after the family moved to Richmond Heights, she graduated from Maplewood High School in 1963. May established and nurtured many friendships and relationships wherever she lived and all were due to her exceptional personality and great heart. May married Byron Rusan Johnson from Davenport, IA on April 23,1965. Byron was enlisted in the Army and while serving he and May were stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After Byron passed away in the same city May returned to St. Louis and lived in the area until her passing. May gave her life to Christ by being baptized at The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Faith. She was a true believer of God's goodness and grace carried herself in the likeness each and everyday. May was unselfish, giving, and always shared words of encouragement to whomever she thought may need it. May loved her family dearly. And she adored interacting with family members individually, in a group setting or at an event. She leaves to cherish her memories: Daughters - Erin Johnson, Audrey Lynn Johnson, April Webber Grandchildren – Kendricks Sheppard, Shjmelia Owens, Azjaynee Owens-Bey, Dejuana Snowden, Devante Devrouax, Amatullah Rayford, Aunye Christian, Angel Christian, Asyah Christian Great Grandchildren – Shania Huey, Malachi Sheppard, Mar'Qze Johnson Owens-Bey, Nina Johnson, Amaria Rayford Brothers - James O. Powell (Alethea), Willis H. Gibson (Esther) And many other relatives and friends.
May Kathryn Johnson was born April 21, 1945 in St. Louis, MO to Nolar and Lonnie Powell. She departed this life at Bentwood Nursing & Rehab Manor on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 5:30am. May attended Douglass Elementary School in Webster Groves and... View Obituary & Service Information
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