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Donna Johnson Tipton

Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:51 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:58 a.m. CDT

Donna Belle Johnson, 80, of Tipton, died April 7, 2014, at Clarence Nursing Home.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, at Tipton Bible Church. Burial was in Red Oak Cemetery. Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, was in charge of arrangements. A memorial fund has been established in her memory. Online condolences may be left at

Donna Belle Johnson, daughter of Roxy (Cook) and Vernie G. Proctor, was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Osceola.

On April 19, 1959, Donna married Keith Eldon Johnson in Osceola.

Donna was a telephone operator for Nevada Telephone Company in Nevada and Clarke County Telephone in Osceola and was a homemaker.

Donna had been a member of Tipton Bible Church since 1967.

Donna is survived by her husband Keith of Tipton; children, Priscilla (Bill) Plate of Goose Creek, S.C., Lois (Alan) Rees of New Paris, Ind., Mark (Susan) Johnson of Tipton and Esther (Kevin) Klotz of DeKalb, Ill.; grandchildren, Abigale, Anna, David and Rachael; sisters, Frances Wright of Osceola, Lela Grove of Edmond, Wash., and Viola (Bob) McNeil of Centerville; brothers, Eldon Proctor of Osceola and Ernie Proctor of Grand River.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Verna Christian and Dorothy Holmes; and brothers, Darrel, Robert and Bud Proctor.

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