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Marion P. Johnson departed this life on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at the age of 86. She was the loving and devoted wife of the late Rev. Samuel L. Johnson. Loving daughter of the late Vera Cooper and Jessie Peterson. Devoted mother of Sandra Johnson- Severin, Lela Jackson and Vera Boothe. Sister of the late Clarence James Peterson, Sr., Michael Petty and Ruth Petty. Grandmother of Damian Jackson, Dwayne Jackson, Leonce Boothe, Jr., Alaina Boothe and Travis Severin. Marion is also survived by seven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Marion was a member of Greater New St. Luke Baptist Church. She was a pillar of her neighborhood, church, and family. Marion was no stranger to anyone she seen in public. She was always a helping hand. To know her was to love her. She will be greatly missed.
Relatives and friends of the family, the family is hosting a private service for the immediate family on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 10:00 AM. Interment: Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. As mandated by the State of Louisiana due to the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance is limited. Everyone is required to adhere to all restrictions. You must wear a face mask at all times and practice social distancing. Arrangements entrusted to D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. Please visit to sign the online guestbook, share memories and condolences for the family.