Obituary Notice: Linda Jean Johnson

Linda Jean Johnson, 54, of Clearfield died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.

She was born Nov. 8, 1957, a daughter of the late Elwood and Delores Jean (Dixon) Leigey.

Mrs. Johnson was employed by Kurtz Bros., the American Legion and Dingers Grand Slam Grille, all of Clearfield. She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved ones, as well as watching westerns and reading.

Mrs. Johnson attended the Kerr Addition United Methodist Church, Clearfield.

She is survived by her husband, John ‘Bob’ Johnson, whom she wed in August of 1999; former husband, Philip Whitesell Sr.; four children, Jennifer Jarvis, Angie Holliday, Philip Whitesell Jr. and Jessica Duell; two step-children; numerous grandchildren; three brothers, Elwood, Richard and Jeffery Leigey; two sisters, Mary Luzier and Irene Forrest; three brothers-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her former husband, Kenneth Haney.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Kevin A Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield, with the Rev. Kenneth J. Leonard officiating. Burial will follow in the Centre Cemetery, Hyde.

Friends will be received from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, 113 N. Third St., Clearfield.

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