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408 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 0866
Farwell, MI 48622
Phone: 989-588-4541
Fax: 989-588-6084
Shirley Johnson

Shirley Lee Johnson

Friday, January 14th, 1938 - Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
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Shirley Lee (Welch) Johnson
January 14, 1938 to March 16, 2021

Shirley married William Roy Johnson April 6, 1961. They built their home in Lake George, MI where they raised their son Douglas Anthony Johnson. Shirley was blessed with 3 beautiful grandchildren which she loved very much, William Anthony, Jacob Conner and Julianna Rose who reside in NC.
She loved to bake and operated a bakery with the help of her mother-in-law, Rose Johnson. April 10th Bill and Shirley opened BJ’s Buckhorn Saloon until their retirement. The Buckhorn became very well known for the pizzas and Friday night fish fry. Sometimes the wait for a pizza exceeded 3 hours. A buckhorn pizza was so good people ordered extra to take with them throughout the United States. The furthest one traveled to Hawaii. She enjoyed playing cards, pool, bingo and going to the casinos.
Over the years they met and made many friends and welcomed them as family.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents Elmer Welch and Freda (Dodd) Smith. As well as her close Friend Dorothy (Dot) Boyce.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband William (Bill) Johnson, son Douglas (Doug) and 3 grandchildren, William (Anthony), Jacob and Julianna (Juli) She is also survived by her Aunt Veola Atlas, her siblings Alice (Welch) Graham of Maryland, Gary Smith, twins Delbert Smith and Debbie (Smith) McAboy and Cindy (Smith)Karickhoff all of Michigan, as well as many nieces and nephews.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 22nd, 2021 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Monday, March 22nd, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Campbell - Stocking Funeral Home & Cremation Center
    408 W. Main St.
    FARWELL, MI 48622
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  • Interment

    Monday, March 22nd, 2021 |
    Monday, March 22nd, 2021
    Freeman Township Cemetery
    Mansiding Rd.
    LAKE, MI 48632
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LeeAnn Hutchison

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In memory of Aunt Shirley who we remember with fondness. May these trees live on as she will in our memories. Love LeeAnn, Shelly, Mike, and Tony

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Debby McAboy

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I'll treasure the many loving memories I have of Shirley. She'll always hold a special place in my heart.

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In loving memory of my sister Shirley and condolences to Bill and the entire family. With love from Alice and Bob
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