MOSS POINT – Vanilla Davis Johnson, 89, a clergy spouse, died July 17, 2007.
Funeral services were held July 21 at
Mrs. Johnson was born Jan. 12, 1918, in Raymond to Charlie and Amy Bracey Davis. As a young girl she moved with her family to
The next year she met and married the Rev. Dr. Allen Levi Johnson Sr., to whom she was wed until his death in 1992. They had seven children. Mrs. Johnson followed her husband and his Methodist ministry through
She was preceded in death by her husband, grandson Eric Jimill, daughter Marcia Crawford and eight siblings.
Survivors include: daughters, Allean Johnson of San Diego, Sandra Griffith of Davenport, Iowa, and Glenda Johnson and Linda Johnson Haydel, both of Moss Point; sons Allen Johnson Jr. of Jackson and Nathaniel Johnson of Rockville, Md., brother, Roosevelt Davis; and eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.