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Thursday June 20th, 2013
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Thursday June 20th, 2013
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Thursday June 20th, 2013

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Corita Johnson

Corita Staples Johnson was born on June 11, 1930 to Octavia Tools and Walter Staples. She was joined in matrimony to James Johnson and this union lasted for 60 years. Corita attended Our Mother of Sorrows and was an active member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Donna Johnson and five siblings: Evelyn Wynn, Inez Bradford, Gloria Adams, Rudolph Staples and Kirby Staples. She is survived by her children: Wanda Jackson, Larry Johnson, Sheryl Jones, Kenneth Johnson, Denise Bovastro, and Kimberly Kennedy; sisters, Althea Embry and Verdell Jones and brother, Henry Mack. Survivors also include 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. Visitation from 10:00-10:45am, with Mass beginning at 11:00am. The family of Mrs. Corita Staples Johnson has entrusted care of their loved one to the professional staff of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME.

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Our condolences to the family of Mrs. Corita Johnson.

Richmond-August Funeral Home Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about your loss, our love and prayers are with the family during this time sorrow.

Gwendolyn Stewart Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

To Denise and the entire Johnson Family, my condolences goes out to you during this difficult time. Vincent & Doreen McBeath

Vincent McBeath Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

My prayers are with you. Ms. Corita was like my grandmother. She saw my grow up. I remember all the times that I spent at her house with Nikki

Stephanie Perry-Gillispie Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

Denise & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother. I pray that God extends comfort & peace at this most difficult time in your lives. Sincerely, Middie - Cubicle 198 - HII Ingalls EDC

Middie R. Blake Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

I am going to miss my dear friend for over 50 plus years. I enjoyed our daily talks over the phone discussing our ailments and family. To the children you had a wonderful model of a strong woman in your mother. My prayers are with you.

Myrtis Fairley Williams Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

My prayers are with you all during this time of loss and sorrow. Let your memories bring you comfort and your strength from th Lord.

PINKEY LEWIS Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

It is hard to say goodbye and when we don't want too, but we need to remember that she touched so many people lives, so positively.To me and my daugthers, Mrs. Johnson was not a stranger but a Neighbor and friend with a heart filled thoughtfulness,kindness and love. These were her priceless gifts showed to us daily. We pray that her family find comfort in knowing she made our world a better place, and for that we will always be grateful.

Keith Dunn Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

May the Lord comfort you n your family.

Dorothy L. Johnson Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

To the family of Mrs. C. Johnson, we never met, yet I would like to extend my sincere condolence to you, its difficult times such as these we need each other even more for comfort. Its comforting to know that the creator of life has both the power and the desire to fulfill his promise at John 5:28,29; this promise assures us that death is a temporary condition, soon we will welcome our love one back on a paradise earth. May this and many more of Gods promises be a source of comfort for you as they have for me.

Y. Matthews Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM