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Lena Mae Johnson

Born: 12/11/1928

Died: 6/14/2005

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Lena Mae Johnson, 76, of Holdenville, Oklahoma, passed away June 14, 2005, at Valley View Hospital in Ada, Oklahoma. She was born December 11, 1928, in Lennox, Oklahoma, to Jolum Noah and Joanna Williams Noah.

She was raised in the Kiamichi Mountains close to Whitesboro. She moved to Bennington and attended Wheelock Academy. Lena graduated from Sequoyah High School. She married Jimmy Johnson Sr. in Wewoka and the couple spent many years there. She was a resident of Holdenville for the last nine years. Lena enjoyed sewing and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include five children, Brenda Johnson of Sasakwa, Peggy Rodriguez, Jimmy Johnson Jr. and Loretta Johnson, all of Wewoka, and Floyd Johnson of Holdenville; a sister, Christine Noah Collins of Oklahoma City; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.