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Evelyn Shuffett JohnsonApril 10, 1920 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 97)
Evelyn Shuffett Johnson, was born April 10, 1920 in Green County, Kentucky, the daughter of Rollin Marshall and Exie Hancock Shuffett. She entered eternal life Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.
During WWII, Evelyn was employed at the Louisville Medical Depot in the Post Engineer’s Office, and as office manager at Crane Distributing Co. from 1948-1999. She was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church for over 67 years, the Good News Sunday school class and the Jane Lampton Chapter of DAR.
Her hobbies included; Bible study, gardening, sewing, cooking, traveling, family genealogy and collecting everything. Her last collection was rocks from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Many friends and family helped with this collection, especially Beth.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Doris Nevin and Charlotte Robinson and a brother, Rollin Shuffett.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Phyllis Diane Johnson Houchin; granddaughter, Jennifer Ram (Ian); grandson, Dr. Timothy Houchin (Dr. Angela); five great-grandchildren, Guinevere and Evan Ram, Audrey, Oliver and Nigel Houchin; sister, Martha Jane Skillern of Greensburg, KY.; brother, Dr. Milton Shuffett of Campbellsville, KY; sister-in-law, Margaret Shuffett of Greensburg, KY; and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.
Her service will be 10 a.m. Eastern Time, Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd., Louisville, KY. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, at Highlands Funeral Home in Louisville.
There will be a graveside service 1 p.m. Central Time Saturday at the Liberty Separate Baptist Church Cemetery in Greensburg. Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Walnut Street Baptist Church, 1143 S. 3rd St. Louisville, KY 40203.