Cover photo for Shelia Johnson's Obituary
Shelia Johnson Profile Photo
1943 Shelia 2022

Shelia Johnson

October 18, 1943 — April 3, 2022

Sheila Johnson, 78, of Mudfork WV, departed her life on April 3rd, 2022, at LRMC with her loved ones by her side. 

 

Sheila was born on October 18th, 1943, the daughter of the late Raymond E. Roberts and stepmother Mary Irene Roberts, mother, Sarah E. Chandler. Preceding her in death are her husband Columbus Johnson Jr., daughter Patricia (Peanut) Johnson, son in law Elva Ray Runyon, granddaughter, Corey Hamaker, great-granddaughter, Addalynn Johnson, brothers Vernon and Reginald Roberts, and sister Jean King. 

 

Those left to cherish her memory include  her sisters Susan (Denny) Smith of Wharton WV, Reba Smith of Clothier WV, and Teressa Roberson of Cleveland OH; sons Edward (Vicki) Johnson, Richard (Theresa) Johnson, and Robert Johnson all formally known from Mudfork, WV; daughters Terri (Timothy) Carter, Melissa Runyon, Amy (Chris) Justice, and Jamie (Josh) Wilson all formally known from Mudfork, WV; and grandson she raised as a son, Lee (Amanda) Johnson of Mudfork, WV. 

 

Shelia was a grandmother to eight grandchildren: Jennifer Johnson, Janette Johnson, Ritchie Johnson, Holly Carter, Joey Carter, Leah Reeves, Ryan Johnson, and Mackenzie Jefferson; plus, Richard Darby whom she also considered her grandchild. Shelia was a great grandmother to to eleven grandchildren: Adrian and Ayden Orona; Benson and Brendon Bodden; Austin, Addasin, and Asher Johnson; Eugene and Rylee Johnson; Juliet and Desmond Reeves. She also had a special niece, Delana Woody, along with many other nieces and nephews. 

 

Sheila found that her true purpose in life was to be a homemaker. She was an incredibly devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who always had her door open for family and friends. She would never let a souls go hungry, and not a soul would be hungry after eating one of her meals cooked with love. She was the glue of the Johnson family, as everyone would always gather at her home for great times abs good laughs. Sheila was a real-life wonder woman to accomplish all the things she did. Her memory and legacy with last for decades to come. 

 

The pallbearers include Lee Johnson, Ryan Johnson, Joey Carter, Billy Reeves, Richard Darby, Josh Wilson, and Chris Justice.

 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2022, at the 20 Whitman Community Church with Pastor Joaquin Ooten officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Chapmanville. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service, Saturday at the church.

 

Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com

 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Akers-James Funeral Home, Logan, WV.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shelia Johnson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 9, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

20 Whitman Community Church

3309 Whitman Creek Rd, Whitman, WV 25652

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

20 Whitman Community Church

3309 Whitman Creek Rd, Whitman, WV 25652

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree