Laurie Johnson, age 53, of Huntington, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:06 pm. She and her husband Shane owned J&J Car Care. She loved spending time with her family, enjoyed playing Bingo and listening to music.
Laurie was born August 1, 1967, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Jimmy Downey and Janice (Newsome) Vanness. On May 20, 1984 she married her beloved husband Shane Johnson. He passed away February 19, 2010. She is survived by 3 daughters Shantel Johnson of Fort Wayne, Misty Smith of Huntington and Dana Randall of Huntington, 8 grandchildren Alyssa Sell, Donevan Randall, Olivia Randall, Madison Randall, Justice Randall, Ethan Johnson, Eli Johnson, Arial Smith, a sister Linda (Dale) Martin of Peru, and 2 brothers Johnny Downey and Jeff Downey both of Huntington. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and a brother Jimmy Downey.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 6 from 3-4 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel preceding the 4:00 pm funeral service. Burial will be in Star of Hope Cemetery.
Preferred memorials to assist with expenses are to The Family c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
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