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Genell Burkhead Johnson

Genell Burkhead Johnson, 88 of Morgantown, Kentucky passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, KY. Genell was born on Friday December 23, 1932 in Butler County, Kentucky to the late Obie Glaspie and Magnolia Lamar Blunk and wife of the late Robert C. Burkhead. She was a member of Christian Home Church of Christ and retired from Lorilland Tobacco Co. in Louisville, KY. After retirement she was one of the founders along with her sisters of Green River Catering. Genell loved to sew, bird watch, and work in her garden and flowers. Other than her parents and husband she is preceded in death by one daughter Vickie Weber; one grandchild Neil Burkhead; one sister Mary Hunt and two brothers Raymond Gaston Blunk and Emmit Blunk.

Genell Burkhead Johnson is survived by one daughter Veda Lindsey (Ricky) of Morgantown, KY; one son Ken Burkhead (Bonita) of Glasgow, KY; four grandchildren Reid, Robert, Pam and Allen; three great grandchildren Katie, Kaden and Nathan; three sisters Elsie Cox of Morgantown, KY, Elizabeth Deweese of Morgantown, KY and Alice Lindsey of Shepherdsville, KY and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 1:00pm with Bro. Nick Greenman officiating. Burial will be held in the Chapel Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm and Tuesday 8:00am until funeral time at 1:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Genell at Jones Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Genell Johnson.


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