We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Whelchel Grace Funeral Home
Johnnie LaVerne Hughey Marler was born on July 26, 1928, in Cedarcreek, MO, to Almus Cylvan and Cuma Mae Johnson Hughey. (Almus was from Lead Hill and Carrolton, Arkansas and Cuma is descended from Cornelius Johnson, a presbyterian minister, of the Old Johnson Schoolhouse, now called the Johnson Community Center, in Hilda.) Others of her ancestors are buried at the Old McCarty Cemetery and Brown Cemetery in Cedarcreek, and in Branson, MO.
Johnnie grew up in Cedarcreek with her family and attended the Liberty School in Cedarcreek. She graduated from the School of the Ozarks when it was a High School. She had many friends, relatives, and schoolmates from Cedarcreek and the surrounding area, now mostly deceased. Her Uncle James Alva (Alvie) Hughey donated the land for the Cedarcreek Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest on Monday November 10, 2022, with Pastor Isaac Petersen officiating.
Johnnnie is preceded in death by her husband, S.H. Marler, also of Cedarcreek; her grandfather, John Franklin Johnson; her parents, and her brother Dalton Ray Hughey; her daughter Sharon Marler Calderon, all laid to rest at the Cedarcreek Cemetery; and by her sisters Mary Frances Hughey Gardner of Miller and Ollene Hughey Hunter of Springfield; and by her brothers Dennis Lee Hughey and Almus (Junior) Hughey of Council Grove, MO and Alameda, CO, respectively, and by her daughter Joyce Anne Marler Sullivan of McKinleyville, CA.
She is survived by her son Roger Marler, of Ashaway, RI, and by her daughter Janice Lynn Marler Box of Arcata, CA., and by her son Joseph Marler of Aurora, MO; and her daughter Karen Marler Bartlett of Springfield, and by numerous nieces and nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Johnnie was a lifelong Christian and was of the Missionary Baptist faith.
Rest in the arms of Christ until we meet again, beloved Mother.