Mrs. Johns was born on August 25, 1922 in East Palestine Ohio to the late Curtis C. and Nina Cunningham Lipp. She had graduated from the Petersburg High School in 1940, and had attended Business School. Mrs. Johns worked as a bookkeeper for the Petersburg Creamery and later for Bob Baird Well Drilling. She is a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. At her church she had taught the Sunday School Nursery Class for over 30 years, and was the director for the funeral dinners. She also had served on the church council, and sang in the church choir. Mrs. Johns enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and reading.
Mrs. Johns is survived by her husband Harold J. Johns whom she married on May 23, 1953, two daughters and sons-in-law; Marcia (Frank) Podnar of Zelienople, & Carol (James) Colao of Ellwood City, one son and daughter-in-law; Curtis (Ruth) Johns of New Castle, seven grandchildren; Curtis (Amanda) Johns, Rev. Brandon (Christine) Johns, Brian (Danielle) Johns, Megan Podnar, Jessica Podnar, Brooke Colao, & Theron Colao, and two great grandchildren; Carson Colao, & Lilly Johns. She is also survived by one brother and sister-in-law; Harold (Marian) Lipp of East Palestine Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters; Elizabeth Powers, and Eleanor Dykes, and one brother; Carl Lipp.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc and on Wednesday from 10-11 am in the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Services for Mrs. Johns will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Peggy Suhr-Barkley officiating. Interment will be at the Koch Cemetery in Unity, Ohio.
Memorial contributions in Mrs. Johns’s name may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church Nursery Fund, 207 Spring Ave., Ellwood City, Pa 16117.
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