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Laurie Johnson

Laurie Johnson, 53, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at 7:06 p.m.

Mrs. Johnson owned J&J Car Repair with her husband.

She was born on Aug. 1, 1967, in Huntington, to Jimmy Downey and Janice Newsome Vanness.  She married Shane Johnson on May 20, 1984. He preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2010.

Survivors include three daughters, Shantel Johnson, of Fort Wayne, Misty Smith, of Huntington, and Dana Randall, of Huntington; a sister, Linda (Dale) Martin, of Peru; two brothers, Johnny Downey and Jeff Downey, both of Huntington; and eight grandchildren, Alyssa Sell, Donevan Randall, Olivia Randall, Madison Randall, Justice Randall, Ethan Johnson, Eli Johnson and Arial Smith.

Calling will take place on March 6, from 3 to 4 p.m., at Deal-Rice Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel, with a funeral service to immediately follow.

Burial will be in Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials may be made to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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