Lovie D. JohnsonSeptember 5, 1946 ~ August 1, 2017 (age 70)
Lovie D. Johnson, 70, passed away peacefully in Merced, California on August 1, 2017. Lovie was born on September 5, 1946 in Beaumont, Texas and relocated to Merced in 1971. She was married to Eddie Lee Johnson for 40 years. Lovie was a faithful, devout Christian woman who loved and served the Lord. She was a well-known beautician in Northern California. Her clients traveled for hours to get their hair done. Lovie was known for her biggest role, caring for twelve children. Lovie is preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Lee Johnson, her father, L.B. Baltrip, her mother, Hattie Mae Baltrip, sister, Esther Baltrip, and brothers Roy Baltrip, Connie Baltrip, Joseph Baltrip and first husband Andrew Monk. Lovie is survived by her children Daughters and spouses: Demetria and Mark Hazard , Felicia and Ali Banks , LaTosha Johnson and Jhay Roland , Christina Johnson and Kelvin Broussard;
Stepdaughter: LaJoi Davis Sons and spouses: Roderick and Maria Monk , Frederick Monk, Derrick and Cynthia Monk, Melvin Monk, and Greg and Paula Monk; Stepsons and spouses: Jonathan and Marlene Johnson, LaMont and Lorie Johnson Sisters: Janet Davis, Shirley Clemens, Lois Bivins, Ann Waterford Brothers and spouses: LB and Paula Baltrip, Larry and Shirley Baltrip, and Kenneth Baltrip, Lovie is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:30AM, viewing will begin at 8:00a.m. to 10:30am at Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home, 901 W. Main Street, Merced, California.