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Jill Denise Johnson

Obituary

Jill D. Johnson, 57, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital. She was born on November 23, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio to the union of Charles Anna Johnson and Jesse Johnson Sr. She was educated in The Dayton Public School System and graduated from Roth High School Class of 1981 where she participated in basketball, softball, volleyball and was a DJ on WDPS Radio. She graduated from Wilberforce University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications. She became employed with The Montgomery County Adult Probation Department in 1989 as a Probation Officer and retired in 2016 as a Supervisor. Her other professional experience includes The City of Kettering, Dayton Public Schools and The MonDay Community Correctional Program. She was a member of Historic McKinley United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandmothers, Sadie Johnson, Gertrude C. Jones, grandfather, Andrew Jones and sister, Anna (Tobi) Hooten. She leaves to cherish her beautiful memories, her loving siblings, Jesse Johnson Jr., David Johnson, Charles Johnson Sr. (Sheena) and Jackie Sheppard (Nate Sr.), special nephews, Shunn Caslin and Nate Sheppard Jr. all of Dayton, OH and special niece, Tameka Burge of Columbus, OH, devoted aunts, Essie Washington (George), Brenda Wright, Joan Jones and Barbara Byrd all of Lexington, KY, close friends, Anthony Graham, Karmel Jenks, Malea Mobley-Mead, Linda Starks and Kelly Wills and other nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors. She met numerous friends through Roth High School, Wilberforce University, The Montgomery County Adult Probation Department, The MonDay Program and The Gem City Pittsburgh Steeler Fan Club.

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
September 8, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
H. H. Roberts Mortuary, Inc
38 S. Gettysburg Avenue
Dayton, OH 45417

Interment
Tuesday
September 8, 2020

West Memory Gardens
6722 Hemple Rd
Moraine, OH 45418

Private Service

H. H. Roberts Mortuary, Inc
38 S. Gettysburg Avenue
Dayton, OH 45417

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