Edna L. Johnson


    Edna L. (nee Guy) Johnson of Cuba, Missouri was born on July 27, 1933 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away on Monday, June 6, 2022 at the age of 88 years.


    Edna married Marvin O. Johnson Jr. on June 12, 1955.
    Edna was a homemaker.
    As a military spouse Edna had to have grit and love as she along with Marvin made sacrifices for his career. They had to nurture and grow in their relationship as they faced the challenges of raising five children as a military family and following military orders as they moved from duty station to duty station during Marvin’s 30-year Navy veteran career. They would eventually make their home in Cuba, Missouri.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Frances (Calhoun) Lawson; and two sons, Larry Abnet and Steven E. Johnson Sr.
    She is survived by three children, Pat Gilbert and companion John Breslich of Cuba, Missouri, Marva Simon of Belleville, Illinois and Richard and wife Kathy Johnson of Bartlett, Illinois; five grandchildren, Steven E. Johnson Jr. of Cuba, Missouri, Dustin and wife Nicole Abnet of Placenta, California, Matthew Zulpo of St. Louis, Missouri, Ayden Johnson of Bartlett, Illinois and Tina Lackey of Sophia, North Carolina; great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    In keeping with her wishes, Edna was cremated.
    Private family services held at the Steelville Cemetery in Steelville, Missouri.    
    Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.