Caroline “Carolyn” V. Curl-Johnson

Jan. 22, 1924-Sept. 6, 2018

Caroline “Carolyn” V.

Curl-Johnson, 94 of Tay-

lorville, died at 11:54

a.m., Thursday, Sep-

tember 6, 2018 in her


Mrs. Johnson was born

on January 22, 1924, in

Des Moines, Iowa, the

daughter of Clarence and

Carrie Louise (Tibbie)

Campbell. She graduated

from Manteno High

School and attended the

University of Illinois

where she studied home

economics. She married

Glenn W. Curl on June 28,

1947 in Kankakee, and he

preceded her in death on

October 22, 1979. She

later married Harland M.

Johnson on March 27,

1995 in Alabama and he

preceded her in death on

October 15, 1999. Mrs.

Johnson was an active

member of the Methodist

churches in Manteno and

Rochelle. She was a home

maker most of her life, as

well as an in-home care-

giver. She also worked at

a munitions plant during

World War II. In her spare

time she enjoyed garden-

ing, animals, art, sewing,

and spending time out-


Mrs. Johnson is sur-

vived by her three

daughters: Rita (Tyrone)

Curl-Langager of Minot,

ND, Norma (David) Old-

ham of Taylorville, and

Mary Ann Carter of Red

Lion, PA. In addition to

her two husbands, Mrs.

Johnson was preceded in

death by her parents, her

sister: Mary Drazy and

husband Elbert, and her

brother: Clarence Camp-

bell and wife Evelyn.

A funeral service will

be held at: 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 11,

2018 at Manteno Metho-

dist Church, 255 W. 2nd

Street, in Manteno with

Rev. Joy Schlesselman of-

ficiating. Visitation will

be held: one hour prior,

also in the church. Burial

will take place in Elm-

wood Cemetery, Manteno.

Memorials may be made

in her memory to Guiding

Eyes for the Blind, Guid-

ing Eyes for the Blind, PO

Box 97007, Washington

DC, 20090-7007.

McClure Funeral Home

& Cremation Services in

Taylorville is assisting the

family with arrangements.

Memories of Mrs. John-

son, or condolences to her

family, may be left online

at www.mcclurefuneral