Friday, June 22, 2018

Kimberly Kay Johnson – Obituary

kim shrunkKimberly Kay Johnson, 49, of Goreville, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at her home.

Kimberly was born on September 22, 1965 in Herrin to Jerry and Darla (Hinckle) Johnson.

Kimberly had a wonderful personality and loved people.  She was very musically inclined and loved any beach.  She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and especially enjoyed being a good grandmother to Easton.

Survivors include:

Sons-Brandon and Heather Dempsey of Herrin, Jordan and Kristin Dempsey of Beaumont, TX and Landon Dempsey of Lumberton, TX

Grandson-Easton Dempsey

Grandmother-Mary Ellen Hinckle of Vienna

Parents-Jerry and Darla Johnson of Goreville

Brothers-Brian and Nancy Johnson of Coconut Creek, FL and Kevin and Penny Johnson of Goreville

Sister-Marci Johnson-Tripp of Goreville

Aunts-Sharon and LaVon Johnson of Goreville, Lora and Darrell Venus of Goreville and Mary Faye and Tom Hopkins of Goreville

Special cousin-Vonda Carlton, her bff

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Dearl A. Hinckle and paternal grandparents, Harold and Beulah Johnson.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 1pm at the First Pentecostal Church in Goreville with Rev. R.G. Null and Rev. R.G. Walls officiating.  Burial will follow at Busby Cemetery. Visitation will also be on Saturday from 10am until the time of service at the church. Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family c/o Brandon Dempsey and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ PO Box 411/ Marion, IL  62959.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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