Clara M. Johnson, 79, of Stephenson, Mich., passed away Monday, September 30, 2013, at Rennes Health Center, West. The former Clara Ezell was born on July 7, 1934, in Madisonville, Kent. to the late Arthur and Minnie (Bowers) Ezell.
On March 5, 1954, Clara married William Johnson in Jackson, Tenn. Clara worked as a receptionist for Solander Electric for 17 years and then worked for 17 years at Emerson Electric retiring in 1996. Clara enjoyed cooking, camping, shopping and Tuesday bus trips to the casino. Above all else, spending time with her family is what Clara enjoyed most. Clara was a member of the Daggett Moravian Church.
Clara is survived by her husband, Bill of Stephenson, Mich.; daughter, Cindy (Matt) Bickel of Peshtigo, Wis.; son, Mike (Martha) of Stephenson, Mich.; seven grandchildren: Shane, Michael, Shelly, Brian, Shannon, Heather and Jim; 10 great-grandchildren: Canon, Gracie, Makayla, Mitch, McKenzie, Dylan, Riley, Hunter, Connor and Makynlie; three sisters: Donna (Mike) Graves, Sheila (Carroll) Wiles and Libby (Bill) Butler; and one brother, Greg (Missy) Ezell. Clara was preceded in death by her grandson, Shawn Johnson; step-father, Manuel Gunn; and brothers: Art and Frank Ezell.
Family and friends may call at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home on Thursday, October 3, 2013, after 3 p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 6 p.m. Pastor Gary Straughan officiating.
Burial will be in Stephenson Township Cemetery at 11 a.m. Friday.