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     Lisa Joann Johnson, age 50, of Liberal, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017, at her home, after a sudden illness.

     Lisa was born March 26, 1967, in Doniphan, Missouri, to Marion and Whanita (Millwood) Shelton.  On February 15, 1995, at Mt. Vernon, Missouri, she married Darrell Johnson and they later moved to Liberal to be near family.  Darrell suffered a stroke and passed away January 28, 2017.  Lisa was also preceded in death by her parents; a step-son, Cody Johnson in 2015; and a brother, Danny Shelton this past July.

     A natural caregiver, Lisa earned LPN certification and had worked in various nursing homes in Carthage, Webb City, and Neosho.  She was proud to have trained and supervised most of her children as they continue her legacy as compassionate health care providers. Lisa was an avid reader and a talented seamstress.  She enjoyed quilting and crocheting afghans for family and friends.

     Survivors include three sons, Mike and Joe of Liberal, and Kelly of Springfield; three daughters, Amber of Liberal, Brandy of Aurora, and Holly of Lamar; two brothers, Mark Shelton, Pierce City, and Robert Shelton, Joplin; a sister, Nancy Gautney, Aurora; 24 grandchildren; and a large extended family.

   The family will receive friends at 6:00 p.m. Friday, October 27th, at Daniel Funeral Home.  Rocky Lemmons will officiate an informal service to honor Lisa with shared memories beginning at 7:00 p.m. – please come prepared to tell your favorite “Lisa Memory”.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to the Johnson family in care of Daniel Funeral Home.



#1 Sam&Cheryl dohle 2017-10-24 19:51
Sorry for your loss amber and Jeremy and family didn't know her well but she was always friendl..prayers are with you allKAAsr

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