Evelyn Martha Johnson


    Evelyn Martha Johnson of Glen Rose, Texas was born June 6, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri to Hugo and Martha Sandau Strippgen and passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the age of 91 years, 9 months and 20 days.


    In December of 1972 she married Martin Johnson.
    Evelyn was employed at Monsanto Co. in St. Louis, Missouri as an executive secretary in medical records retiring from there after 30 plus years. While living in St. Louis, she attended the Lutheran Church. After retirement, Evelyn and her husband enjoyed traveling. She also spent much of her time sewing, knitting, reading, gardening and just enjoying life.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugo and Martha Strippgen; her husband, Martin L. Johnson; and two brothers, Walter and Robert Strippgen.
    She is survived by her daughter, Linda Jones and husband Barry of Glen Rose, Texas; two sons, Bill Henley and wife Brianda of Lewisville, Colorado and Marty Johnson and wife Wanda of Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee; grandchildren, Jerrod Seabaugh, Andy (Missy) Seabaugh, Marty (Carol) Johnson and Kathy Henley (Sam Jaffe); 12 great grandchildren, Emily (Adrian) Hollier, Sam, Grace, Luke, Rylee and Tristian Seabaugh, Christian Carter, Cody Johnson, Russell Johnson, Christian Johnson, Dalton Dye and Molly Dye; great great grandchildren, Thomas and Isabelle Hollier; sister-in-law, Adalgard Strippgen of Bonne Terre, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri with Rev.  Darrell Nichols officiating. Special music of “Amazing Grace, My Chains are gone” and “Long Way Home” was played.
    Committal prayer and interment were in the Wesco Cemetery, Wesco, Missouri.
    Casket bearers were Bill Henley, Jerrod Seabaugh, Andy Seabaugh, Barry Jones, John Jordan and Bill Burgdorf.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home of Steelville, Missouri.