Helen Jean Johnson, at the age of 76, left us on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 with her children by her side at her home.
Helen was born April 29, 1945 in Lauringburg, NC to Martha and Willie Johnson. She was the youngest sibling of Ella Smith, Julia Mae Johnson, Isael Johnson, Willie Thomas Johnson and Leroy Johnson. Helen graduated from Scotland High School where she participated in singing and played the piano. She relocated to New York where she became a resident of the Bronx. She took on the role of being a Mother to her three children Deborah, Carolyn and Donald.
Helen was a member of True Gospel Tabernacle Church. Her interests included singing and prayer. She possessed an unwavering faith in God despite challenges and hardship. Her smile, laughter and humor enlightened every moment and will be greatly missed.
Helen Jean Johnson is survived by her children Donald Johnson and Carolyn Davis; grandchildren Zakeya Vera, Christopher Vera and Tiffany Vera-Oliver; son in law, Eddie Vera, grandson in law, Micah Oliver and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Helen spent her recent few years in the loving care of her children.
Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 10:00 - 1:00 PM to celebrate her life. Helen will be laid to rest at The Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla, New York following the services at Pleasant Manor.
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