RUTH JOHNSONIUS 1926 — 2017
McKENZIE — Funeral services for Ruth S. Johnsonius, 91, were Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Brummitt-McKenzie Funeral Home. Brother Pratt Hubbard and Dr. Jon Carlock officiated. Interment was at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, McKenzie, Tenn. Mrs. Johnsonius, co-owner of Johnsonius Sheet Metal Works and home economics teacher for McKenzie High School died September 8, 2017 at Henry County Medical Center, Paris, Tenn. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky on August 31, 1926, to John E. and Roxie LaRue Skellion. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, USA, Carroll Co. Retired Teachers Association and Missionary Society Eula Thorne Circle. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, J.B. Johnsonius Sr., her sisters, Margie Hines and Lorraine Anderson and brother, John Skellion.
Survivors include two daughters, Viki (George) Hatcher of San Antonio, Texas, and Teri (Loyd) Ford of Calvert City, Kentucky, two sons, J.B. (Jenny) Johnsonius, Jr. of Paris, and John “Hoppy” (Kim) Johnsonius of McKenzie, ten grandchildren, Jill (Dennis) Krabill, Natalie (David) Neubert, Heather Anne Hatcher, Jon (Desiree) Hatcher, Emily (Chris) Morrison, Jim Ford, JC. (Lacey) Johnsonius, Elizabeth (Zach) Price, Olivia Johnsonius and Katy Johnsonius, and thirteen great-grandchildren C.J., Rose, Aubry, Amelia, Vivienne, Easton, Noah, Easton, Casey, Ross, Sophie, Abby and Oliver.
Brummitt –McKenzie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information please call (731) 352-4848 or visit www.brummittmckenziefuneralhome. com.+