Judy A. Johnson
Date of Birth
July 26, 1941
Steele City, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
June 18, 2018
Ashland, Nebraska
Celebration of Life Directions

Friday, June 22, 2018 ~ 10:30 a.m.
First Christian Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at a later date at Pleasant View Cemetery ~ Pickrell, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designation

Judy A. Johnson, 76 of Ashland, NE passed away Monday, June 18, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born July 26, 1941 in Steele City, NE to Dan and Helen (Baker) McCown.  She graduated from Beatrice High School in 1959.  Judy was united in marriage to Larry R. Johnson on May 28, 1960 in Beatrice. From this union four children were born, Craig, Todd, Penny and Rick.  She worked as a Layout Assembly Tech for Telex Communication in Lincoln.

Judy was an avid gardener who loved flowers, she liked to travel and read but most of all she loved her family and friends. She was a loving mother and mother to many. Judy was famous for her homemade chicken noodle soup.

She was an active member of the First Christian Church, where she was a Deaconess and Elder, on the Membership Committee and a member of the Christian Sisters.

Judy is survived by her husband of 58 years, Larry Johnson, children, Penny (Doug) Smith of Lincoln, Rick (Tina) Johnson of Ashland; grandchildren, Cade Smith, Sydney Smith, Alex Guenther, Wyatt Guenther; siblings, Lonnie McCown, John (Roxanne) McCown.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Helen McCown, sons, Craig and Todd Johnson, brothers, Max and Dan McCown; sisters, Cleo Lichty, Thelma Knowles, Jonie McCown.

Condolences for Judy A. Johnson
  1. Rich and Teri Miller
    • June 19, 2018 - 10 months ago

    Prayers to all the family. Judy was a very sweet and loving friend. Will miss her a lot. RIP Judy

    • June 19, 2018 - 10 months ago


  3. Joy Hohensee
    • June 20, 2018 - 10 months ago

    Words seem inadequate to express the sorrow felt by the loss of your Mother. My heart is with you. Someone as special as your mother will never be forgotten.

  4. Lori Hermsen
    • June 20, 2018 - 10 months ago

    Blessings to a most wonderful family. Wishing you all Angel hugs and warm lovely thoughts…

  5. Betty Burger
    • June 20, 2018 - 10 months ago

    You are a second mom to me I will miss you so much, love you Aunt Judy !

  6. Phyllis McCown
    • June 20, 2018 - 10 months ago

    Lots of memories over the last 60 years +. will miss you dearly. rest in peace. Good times when
    Dan would stay with when working in Omaha. Love,Phyllis

  7. Carolyn Blobaum
    • June 22, 2018 - 10 months ago

    Judy was a special lady! She will be missed…
    Prayers for her family…Carolyn

  8. Carrie
    • June 30, 2018 - 10 months ago

    Condolences to the family. Judy was a very nice and kind neighbor when I lived in town.

  9. K
    • July 29, 2018 - 9 months ago

    I am sorry for your loss.

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