Beverly Jane Johnson of Montgomery, AL, departed this life on May 30, 2015. She was the sixth child of Rufus and Willie Ree Johnson. She was born in Plattsburgh, New York on November 3, 1958. While living in Fairbanks Beverly attended and graduated from Lathrop High School in 1976 and was an active member of First AME church. Beverly graduated from Alabama State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree. Beverly enlisted in the Army Reserves in 1991 and served until 1995.
Beverly loved to cook and was known for her homemade German Chocolate Cake among other delicious creations. She loved to play sports (especially softball) where she played shortstop on many teams in Fairbanks. She took especially good care of her family and had a special place in her heart for all of her nieces and nephews who affectionately referred to her simply as Auntie. She was especially close to NaTasha, Jerome, James Jr. and Stedric. She was loved by many friends and family from Alaska to Alabama to include lifelong friends Tammy Hayes, Paula Derden, Anita Holloway and Angela Davis.
She was preceded in death by her father Rufus L. Johnson. She leaves to mourn her passing, her mother Willie R. Johnson of Montgomery, AL., Five brothers; Layman O Johnson of Montgomery, AL., Jerome Johnson (Sharon) of Fairbanks, AK., Cornell Johnson of San Jose, CA., one sister, Valerie Nelson (Dorsey) of Montgomery, AL., Kevin Johnson (Holly) of Olympia, WA., and James Johnson (Robin) of Fairbanks, AK., Uncles/Aunts; Fred Johnson (Lorraine) of Birmingham AL., Katharine Wilson of Inglewood, CA., Sylvester Johnson, Evergreen, AL., Lois Dean (Donald) of Anna, TX., Jean Franklin of Pensacola, FL., nieces/nephews, Tonya West, Rahsheen Williams (Kevin) of Albany, GA., Syneatha Smith (Tariq) of Lithonia, GA., Natasha Green (Arthur) of Montgomery, AL., Sacques Rainer (Jimmy) of Fairbanks, AK., Jerome Johnson Jr., of Fairbanks, AK., Kevin Johnson Jr., of Olympia, Wa., James Johnson Jr., of Greenville, Sc., Marcus Johnson of Fairbanks AK., Courtney Johnson of Olympia WA., Jeri Johnson of Fairbanks AK., Torri Haynes of Birmingham, AL., and Jenna Johnson of Fairbanks AK.
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