memories I will write an obituary of my
aunt, Manervia (Breeding) Johnson.
Manervia was born
on June 16, 1915 in Knott County,
Kentucky. She was
the daughter of the late John Madden
and Martha Anne
to her parents, she was preceded
in death by her husband, Herman Johnson;
one sister, Lona Breeding; and four
brothers, Daniel, Paul, Irvin and
survived by her two children,
Bobby Johnson (Joan)
of Winter Haven, Florida, and Emma Lee
Brown of White Pine, Tennessee,
seven grandchildren, and fifteen great
She is also survived by two sisters,
Juanita Mitchell of Wyandotte,
Michigan and Shelby Jean Jones of
Garrison, Kentucky, as
well as four brothers, Esrom Breeding
of Lincoln Park, Michigan,
Almon Breeding of Groveport, Ohio,
Lester Breeding of Lexington,
Kentucky, and John Madden Breeding,
Jr. of Garrison, Kentucky.
She also left many nieces, nephews and
friends to mourn her loss.
Manervia was a member of the Little
Jewel Regular Baptist
Church, Ashland, Kentucky. She
corresponded frequently with many
of her sisters in the church. She
always enjoyed receiving mail from
her family and friends.
a pastry cook for Ashland Oil.
she was a “special lady.” She was
loved by all who knew her. Aunt
Manervia loved to sew and quilt, which
was one of her many talents.
our loss is Heaven’s gain.
her niece and sister-in-Christ,
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