Colleen Turney Lemmond Johnson – Obituary

By  | November 9, 2017 | Filed under: Morrison Funeral Home, Obituaries

Colleen Turney Lemmond Johnson, 89, passed away at her daughter’s home in Somerville, Alabama, with her family at her side..
Everyone who knew her loved her and she had countless friends that often sought her comfort and/or guidance as she was a godly, wise woman. She was an asset to any group of which she was a part whether it was a choir, Sunday School Class, Mother Singers, Jafra Cosmetics, art class, or Bible study group.
In 1947 she completed high school at Cotaco and taught briefly at Eva Elementary. Later that year she married Buey Lemmond and they lived in Hartselle, Arab, Boaz & Russellville as he attended Mortician’s College and then worked as a Funeral Director. After a short stay in Alaska, they made their home in Florence from 1956-2001. She played a vital role in the success of their business Lemmond Trailer Mart.
She was a member of Edgemont Methodist Church in Florence until she moved to Hartselle in 2001 and then joined the Center Springs Methodist Church in Somerville, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Buey Lemmond, her husband of 6 years Loyd Johnson, sister Jenell Turney McCary, brother Robert (Bobby) H. Turney, mother Eddie Ware Sharp Turney, & father Henry Clay Turney, all of Somerville, Alabama .
Left to cherish her memory are her 3 children, Connie Lemmond Blasingame (Larry) of Somerville, Valeta Lemmond Carr of Florence, Hugh Turney (Mert) Lemmond (Nicki)of Decatur, sister Virginia Howell of Hartselle, 6 grandchildren, 3 great- grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Center Springs Methodist Church in Somerville 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Novemer 14, 2017. A service to celebrate her life will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Reverands Michael Gunter and Carol Lambert officiating. Burial will follow on the grounds with Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia, and Peck Funeral Home, Hartselle, officiating.
Family members serving as pallbearers include Barry McCary, Will Lemmond, Alan Garner, Kris Lemmond, Lonnie Lemmond, Harvey Bowling, Byron Turney, and Russ Reddock.
She was a wonderful mother, granny and friend! Needless to say, we will all miss her terribly but also we rejoice that she is at peace with God in her heavenly home.
We are so grateful to Connie & Larry who unselfishly & lovingly cared for our precious mother when she could no longer care for herself; Also to the sweet staff of Asera Care Hospice for their comforting care. God holds a special place for you all.

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