Julia Ethel Jacobs Johnson, 91, of Berwyn, Illinois and formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at the Oakridge Healthcare in Hillside, Illinois.
She was born Feb. 14, 1929, in Fairview, Indiana, to Joseph and Margaret Walston Jacobs. She was raised in Switzerland County and married Joe Johnson Jr. in December 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Berwyn and enjoyed gardening and horticulture.
Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey Johnson of Berwyn and Russell West of Kentucky; two daughters, Theresa Smith of Big Lake, Minnesota and Joyce West of Delaware; and eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 52 years on Aug. 29, 2007, a son, Charles “Chuckie” West; her brothers, Warren T. Jacobs, Leroy Jacobs, Estall L. Jacobs and Loren “Dick” Jacobs; her sisters, Essie Leola “Dode” Furnish, Wilma “Cindy” Jacobs, Geraldine Mary Crawford, Margaret Keith and Edna “Betty” Johnson; and a grandson.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery there. Visitation is 11 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, funeral home capacity is limited to 25 people at a time and face masks and social distancing are required.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Cards are available at the funeral home or online, www.haskellandmorrison.com.