Thelma Janet Sissy Johnson , 19392012 (aged 72 years)

Thelma Janet /Johnson/
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Thelma Janet
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Thelma Janet /Forsythe/
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Thelma Janet /Hester/

Obituary: Thelma "Sissy" Janet (Johnson) Forsythe of Owensboro passed away peacefully Saturday, April 7, 2012, with family at her side. She was born in West Virginia to the late John and Orean (Hines) Johnson. Sissy loved her family and dogs, online chatting with people all over the world, the outdoors and had no problem baiting her own hook. She was preceded in death by her brothers, James Leo Johnson and Lyndell Jackson Johnson; and her sisters, Mrs. Mayzell (Johnson) Crawford, Mrs. Norma Jean (Johnson) Jacunski, Mrs. Geneva Joan (Johnson) Masterson and Ms. Patsy Sue (Raines) Rowan.

She is survived by two brothers, Richard Lee Johnson of Rio Rancho, N.M., and William Douglas Johnson of Endeaver, Wis., three sons, Richard A. Forsythe Jr. of Bear, Del., and William Donald Forsythe and Glenn James Forsythe, both of Owensboro; two daughters, Donna M. (Forsythe) Thomas of Louisville and Cynthia A. (Forsythe) Wright of Owensboro; 20 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services are planned for the last week in May 2012. Please call 270-570-3474 for more information. Arrangements are being handled by Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. Condolences may be sent to


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