Obituary of Linda Dale Johnson
Linda Dale Britt was born on August 14, 1946 in Johnson City, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Monte Britt and Ida (Dunn) Flores. Linda attended Adrian High School and later obtained her GED from Jefferson High School. On April 6, 1973 she wed Carlos Johnson in Adrian, Michigan. They enjoyed thirty years of marriage before his passing on November 11, 2003. Linda was employed at Jefferson Public Schools, most recently as a custodian for thirty-five years before retiring in 2007. She also proudly held the position as union secretary-president and organizer for the school system.
Linda was member of the Moose Lodge in Monroe and volunteered her time to care for hospice patients. She enjoyed trying her luck on lottery tickets, at the bingo hall, and on the slots at the casino. She also made many virtual friends playing the online game Poker Stars. For many years Linda traveled to Gladwin, Michigan to stay at their family cabin and visit the antique stores and Amish owned shops in the area. An animal lover, she enjoyed bird watching and always had a pet dog. The “Chicken Soup of the Soul” book series was her favorite read. A very outgoing person, Linda loved to be around people and had a wonderful sense of humor.
Linda Dale Johnson, age 75, of Woodland Beach, Monroe, Michigan passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital. Her passing was preceded by her father: Monte Britt; mother: Ida Flores; step-father: Tony Flores; husband: Carlos Johnson; step-son: Carlos Johnson Jr.; sister: Betty Fox; brother: Carl Britt; brothers in-law: Dave Penney and Pete Fox; sister in-law: Rachael Britt; and many step-siblings.
To cherish her memory, she leaves her children: Scott (Kim) Morrisette, Cristal Harris (Ron Daniels), Kevin Johnson, and Shawn Johnson; step-daughter: Debbie Johnson; grandchildren: Jacob, Jordan, and Julie Morrisette, Jesse McElroy, Marie (Ty) Raymo, Charlene Harris, Chelsea Johnson, Courtney (Chase) Worley, Joseph Henderson, and Caleb Henderson; great grandchildren: Hunter Morrisette, Aiden Porier, Kaiden Raymo, Collin Raymo, Peyton Raymo, and Adelynn Worley; sister: Virginia Penney; close friend of forty years: Barb Peer; close friend and neighbor: Cindy Cooper; and canine companion: “Prince”, Linda’s beloved Pomeranian.
Friends may gather on Friday; February 4, 2022 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Merkle Funeral Service, North Monroe; 2442 North Monroe Street, Monroe, Michigan 48162 (734) 384-5185. A Worship Service Celebrating Linda’s Life will be held at 1:00pm also at Merkle’s followed by a procession to Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle, Michigan for burial.
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