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Christine Johnson passed away September 28,2021 at the age of 93.
Christine was born September 22, 1928 to Dave and Grace Livingston.
She grew up in Rebecca, Georgia attending Salem Baptist Church along
with her mom and nine brothers and sisters where her father Dave would
preach and the children would play musical instruments that he taught
them to play. In Cordele, Georgia they were on Radio Station WMJM for
many years. During the 1950’s Buddy Livingston and the Girls had one
of the first Local TV Programs on WTOC, Savannah, Georgia. She gave up
many opportunities and set her fiddle aside for many years to raise
her four children. She did pick it up again later for many years.
Christine loved playing her fiddle.
She is preceded in death by her Husband, James Ellis Johnson and
Daughter Belinda Winkler, Son-In-Law Ray Winkler; Brother Buddy and
Sisters Jewel, Willene, Mary Francis, Irene, Catherine and Barbara Ann
as well as several Nieces and Nephews
Christine is survived by Two brothers David and Junior and Sister in
Law Glenda and Jackie and many Nieces and Nephews. Daughter Brenda and Son-in-law Mike McCoy of
Smithville, Mo.; Son Gary Johnson of Smithville, Mo. and Son Rick
Johnson and daughter-in-Law Linda of Riverside, Mo. Grandchildren:
Jimmy Winkler, Ricky Allen Johnson and AJ Johnson; Ten Great
Grandchildren and One Great, Great Grand Child.
A Memorial Service for Christine will be held at
Grace Community Church
1520 County Road DD
Smithville, Missouri 64089
October 13, 2021 @ 10:30am
In lieu of Flowers, please send memorial contributions to Grace Community Church, 1520 County Road DD
Smithville, Missouri 64089.