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Obituary for Delia Johnson

April 24, 1920 - February 12, 2017
Sheffield Lake, Ohio | Age 96


Delia Johnson (nee Martin), 96, of Sheffield Lake for 27 years, formerly of Cleveland passed away at home on February 12, 2017 following a short illness.

Delia was born on April 24, 1920 in Rockhouse, KY, and came to Ohio in 1951. She began her career at Num Num Potato Chips, which was later purchased by Frito Lay, and she worked there for a span of 30 years. Delia enjoyed landscaping, being outdoors, and tending to her flower garden, for which she was known throughout the neighborhood.

Delia is survived by her children, Mary Louise Martin of Lorain, Lucy Grace Bennett of Shady Spring, WV, Myrtle Irene Hughes (Bill) of Sheffield Lake; grandchildren Michael, Dwayne, Gregory, Lisa, John, Eric, Tammy, Crystal, Jimmy, Megan, Eric, Wade, and Jesse; great-grandchildren Amy, Ashley, John Tyler, Cody, Brandon, Amber, Dustin, Camron, Sarah, Haley, Ashley, Christian, Ryan, Joseph, Jeremiah, Sam, and Tony; great-great-grandchildren Garrett, Mason, Laynie, and Avery; and sister Eva Holbrook of Vermilion. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Arthur; parents Willie and Maryland (nee Hall); daughter Vonda Sue Dotson; 9 brothers and 1 sister.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the American Heart Association, 1689 E 115th St, Cleveland, OH 44106. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake on Thursday, February 16 from 6-9pm. Funeral service will be at the funeral home on Friday, February 17 at 11am with pastor Dempsey Miller of Lorain Baptist Church officiating. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. (440)933-3202

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  • American Heart Association
    1689 E. 115th St.
    Cleveland, OH 44106

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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