Johnson, Phyllis Ruth, Thomas Township, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at her home. Age 78 years. The daughter of the late Oscar and Bessie (Wiltse) Gerard was born March 30, 1934 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Gerald Lee Johnson, October 10, 1953. He survives her. She owned and operated a drapery fabrication business, making draperies for Art Sample, Edward’s Home Furnishings, O’Connors, Markey-Elliott and the Carriage House were some of her clients. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church. Phyllis enjoyed traveling, RV caravans and had traveled to 47 states. She was a member of the Friendship R.V. Club. Surviving besides her husband, Gerald, are three children and their spouses, Darrell Johnson, St. Charles, MI; Gary and Ann Johnson, Reese, MI; Linda and Larry Uloth, Richmond, VA; four grandchildren, Jennifer and Troy Rumpel, St. Charles, MI; Drew and Cynthia Johnson; Christine Sopak all of Saginaw, MI; Katherine Charland, North Carolina; seven great grandchildren; three sisters, Emma Proux; Elva Boise; Laura Wright; many nieces and nephews. Three brothers have predeceased her. The funeral service will take place on Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., at W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road. Rev. Scott McIntyre will officiate with entombment in Oakwood Mausoleum. Friends may call at the Chapel from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Faith Baptist Church.