Evelyn Justine Johnson, 87, of Shelby County, Indiana, died on Sunday, May 15, 2011, in Franklin United Methodist Community at Franklin.
Born on June 18, 1923, in Shelby County, she was the daughter of Guy and Gladys McClure Strickler.
She married Joseph Meredith Johnson on November 30,1939; he preceded her in death in 2002.
She is survived by five children, including Decatur attorney Joseph M. Johnson II (wife, Carol); 12 grandchildren, including Adams County Chief Public Defender Joseph M. Johnson III (wife, Amanda); and 15 great-grandchildren, including Ellie Rose Johnson and Jack M. Johnson of Decatur.
Mrs. Johnson was laid to rest in Boggstown Cemetery at Boggstown, Indiana, on Wednesday, May 18.