Beverly Jane Johnson

11/03/1958 - 05/30/2015

Obituary for Beverly Jane Johnson

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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  1. Santina Phifer says

    You will be missed dearly continue to watch over your family!!! Gone but never forgotten 😘😘

  2. Rhonda Wyman says

    You will truly be missed. RIH Sweet Angel.

  3. Koaleshia says

    RIH u will be truly missed .

  4. Anonymous says

    Your gone but not forgotten…Rest on Ms. Shirley…Your girls have a very special angel watching over them nowπŸ˜‡πŸ™ŒπŸΎπŸ™ŒπŸΎ

  5. Anonymous says

    You Was always Smiling and the Love you had for your kids was Awesome I’m sure Taylor will miss you

  6. Anonymous says

    You will be missed!!!

  7. Annie Wright says

    Your gone but never be forgotten…You will be truly missed by your family and friends❀😘

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  9. Anonymous says

    Fly on Angel, Fly on!! RIH.

  10. Alisha pickett says

    Will be missed but never forgotten love u always love rest up friend 😘😘😘😘

  11. Doris Shuler says

    I will not say good bye Shirley, I will only say good night!! REST IN GOD’S ARMS FRIEND πŸ’™β€πŸ’™β€πŸ’–

  12. Dianne Jackson says

    You’ll kept God first and stand in his Faith! Shirley will be missed. Shirley had such a sweet spirit that would help anyone. Much love from Shirley’s family and friends of the St. James neighborπŸ’πŸ™πŸ½

  13. Linda Lewis says

    I will always cherish all of those fond and sweet memories of you in my heart. Rest well my love rest well.

  14. Renalda says

    May my Beautiful big sis rest in paradise, you will be truly missedπŸ™πŸΎπŸ˜˜πŸ˜ͺ your lil sis Renalda

  15. Tan stone says

    Fly on Bianca and Nella angel fly on

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