Elizabeth “Betty” Jenkins Johnson

Published 4:33 pm Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Elizabeth “Betty” Jenkins Johnson

Elizabeth “Betty” Jenkins Johnson, 89, of Clanton died Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center.

She was born Saturday, Oct. 9, 1926 in Tuskegee, daughter of the late H.C. Jenkins and the late Naomi Darling Jenkins.

She was a social worker.

Surviving are her son, J. Sam Johnson, Jr. (Patti) of Montgomery; daughter, Margaret Vann of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandsons, Joe Johnson (Jan) of Longmont, Colo., Stewart Vann (Kerin) of Haddon Heights, N.J., and Robert Vann (Carter) of Norwalk, Conn.; granddaughter, Courtney Johnson (Burt Ritchie) of Wilmington, N.C.; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Johnson, and daughter, Rebecca Roberts.

Friends will be received from 9:30-10:45 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 8 at Martin Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. at Clanton City Cemetery with Rev. Matt DeBord officiating.

No flowers, please. Donations can be made to Judson College.

Special thanks to her caregivers Linda Vanderslice, Matt Vanderslice, and Cheryl Hall.

Martin Funeral Home directing.

You may leave online condolences for the family on the guest registry at Martinfuneralhomeinc.com.