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Dora E. Johnson

October 21, 1941 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 76)

Obituary

Ms. Dora E. Johnson, Age 76, of Garrison, Kentucky passed away Thursday November 23rd, 2017 at Southern Ohio Medical Center Portsmouth, Ohio after a brief illness.

Dora was born in Vanceburg, Kentucky October 21, 1941 to the late William and Hattie Grayson Lightner. Dora worked as a cook for the Ashland Oil Company for several years. She was also a homemaker. Dora loved to cook and was a collector of owls and bears. She attended the Evans Chapel Church on Town Branch.

 

Surviving Dora are Two daughters- Sue Ann (Glenn) Goerner and Carolina McKinney both of Vanceburg, Kentucky.

Three sons- Paul Wright and (Barbra) Lightner, and Eddie Dean (Kelly) Wright of Vanceburg, Ky.

Jackie Wright of Alexandria, Ky.

Sisters- Diane Bivens and Candy Hamilton both of Vanceburg, Ky.

Brothers- Jimmy Lightner and Woody Lightner both of Tollesboro, Ky.

Donnie and David Lightner of Vanceburg, Ky.

Elmer (Kathleen) Lightner of Vanceburg, Ky.

10 grandchildren and 14-great-grandchildren also survive who will mourn her passing.

 

Preceded in death beside her parents was her 1st husband- Paul Wright, 2nd husband James Johnson and her 3rd husband James Fyffe. One daughter- Rosie Wright, two brothers- Terry and Albert Lightner and one sister- Mary Hammonds.

 

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers for Dora E. Johnson.

 

Graveside services will be held Monday November 27th, 2017 at 11:00am at her sons home Garrison, Kentucky with Pastor Chris Lawhun officiating.

Burial will follow at the Wright family cemetery Garrison, Kentucky.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gaydosfh.com

 

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Services

Graveside Service
Monday
November 27, 2017

11:00 AM

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