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Rochell Johnson, 90, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Lake Marion Nursing Home in Summerton.
Born Oct. 23, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Ned and Eula Tindal Johnson. She attended the public schools of Clarendon County. She was employed at Sunbeam Corp. and Summerton Apparel and as a domestic worker for many years. She was a faithful member of St. Matthew Baptist Church and later joined Antioch Baptist Church in Jordan.
Survivors include a son, Leroy Johnson of Queens, New York; a sister, Sue (Ulysses) Conyers; a devoted niece and caregiver, Hester Jackson; two additional special nieces, Lottie Gray and Teresa Booker; four grandchildren; and several additional nieces and nephews.
Public viewing will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, with wake services from 5 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Rochell Johnson will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon & Dingle Road in Manning, with the Rev. Sam Livingston, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Society Hill AME Church cemetery
Ms. Johnson will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time.
Online memorials may be left for the family of Rochell Johnson at samuelsfuneralhome.com.
These arrangements have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.