Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Maxine M. (Ramey) Johnson

Maxine M. Johnson, passed peacefully to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Hospice of North Central Ohio in Ashland with her family at her side.

She was born July 8, 1929 in Shiloh, Ohio the daughter of the late Howard and Ida Ramey. She enjoyed reading, listening to piano music, working in her flowers and watching birds. However, most of all she cherished time spent with her family.

Maxine was preceded in death by her loving husband and soul mate, John in 2002. Prior to his death, they spent summers at their cabin enjoying nature and outdoor activities. In addition, they took part in many mission trips to South Dakota Indian reservations.

Maxine is survived by her children: Ronald (Muriel) Johnson; Nancy Dyer, Brenda (David) Coovert; Jane (Ray) Bond; and Catherine (Larry) Paxton.  16 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and

3 sisters.  Along with her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by: a daughter: Sandra; son-in-law: Curt; grandson: Curtis; granddaughters: Jennifer and Tori; 3 sisters and 4 brothers.

Friends and family are welcome on Monday, July 13, 2015 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at 10:30 AM. Maxine was a member of Taylortown Community Church. Her pastor, Rev. O. Douglas Tackett will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Shiloh.  In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial expressions be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio or to Heartland Lions Eye Banks.

Maxine’s favorite Bible verse was Philippians 1:6

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Paul linda kessler says:

    So sorry. To hear about your mother and grandmother. She was a sweet lady and will be missed.

  2. John & Sheryl Garrett says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a special person. She will be missed by all that knew her.

  3. sue chandler says:

    I have fond memories of John and Maxine , the songs she sang as she led the congregation in worship. the trips together to the Lakota Sixiou childrens home in Wamblee S.D , and their many years of ministry to all who met them through Taylortown Community Church. Although death brings a sad heart, we have the comfort of knowing we shall see her again. May Jesus comfort you during this time of mourning and memories of her continue to light a path for you all.
    Sue Chandler

  4. Beulah Ramey Hayes says:

    May the Lord of peace Himself give you peace
    at all times and in every way. 2 Thess 3:16
    With Love & Prayers,
    Aunt Beulah

  5. Edna Karnes says:

    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Remembering the good times we shared as family at Community Gospel Chapel. Praying that all the good memories of your Mom can get you through these next few weeks. Love, Edna.

  6. Aileen Stewart says:

    To all of Grandma Johnson’s Family. My heartfelt condolences on your loss. I’m sorry I didn’t find our sooner, but please know that you are all in my prayers.

    Aileen (Roth) Stewart

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