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Kellie Jo JohnsonPassing: October 4, 2017


Bride of Christ Fellowship

Funeral Service

Saturday, October 7th @ 11:00 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, October 6th @ 3:00-7:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Saturday, October 7th

MITCHELL – Kellie Jo Johnson, 52, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at Hosparus Inpatient Care Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Born June 9, 1965, in Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Albert Tolbert and Shirley (Caraway) Bowden.  She married Joey R. Johnson June 10, 1983.

Kellie was an LPN and had been employed at Hoosier Uplands and Rest Care Home Health.  She was a member of the First Church of God and attended the Bride of Christ Fellowship.  Kellie graduated from Mitchell High School in 1983.  She loved animals and flowers, and enjoyed being outdoors with friends and family.  Kellie was very proud of her boys.

Joe Johnson of Mitchell
Brandon J. Johnson of Mitchell
Kyle Joe Johnson of Mitchell
father and stepmother,
Albert and Karen Tolbert of Mitchell
mother and stepfather,
Shirley and Wayne Bowden of Mitchell
Shellie (Steve) Hinds of Florida
Wes (Jeanie) Tolbert of Mitchell
Doug (Carrie) Tolbert of Mitchell
half sisters,
Crystal (Mike) Miller of Mitchell
Christie Steed of Oklahoma
half brother,
Jason Bowden of Mitchell
many nieces and nephews

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 7, at the Bride of Christ Fellowship with Brother Jerry Allen and Reverend Paul Flores officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center, and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

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12 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Tina Earl | Williams
    Date: October 6, 2017
    What I remember about Kellie is that she loved Joe from a young age. I remember her laugh and her smile. She was a beautiful soul. Rest in peace, my friend! Prayers for Joe and the entire family!
  2. Guest: Missy (Southern) Evans | Bedford, In
    Date: October 6, 2017
    Kellie was the 1st person to be kind to me & made me feel welcome when I moved to Mitchell in the 7th grade. Such a sweet person. My prayers go out for her family and loved ones.
  3. Guest: Rhonda Dumond | Springville IN
    Date: October 6, 2017
    I am so sorry to learn of Kellie's passing. Jim and I thought the world of her. Gone too young but never forgotten. Prayers, Rhonda Dumond
  4. Guest: beth van skiver | MARTINSVILLE, IN
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Shellie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Holding you close in prayer. Love Beth
  5. Guest: Danny Irwin Sr | Bedford Indiana
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Joe, We are truly sorry for your loss of your beautiful wife,and your boys mother.know that GOD has her now and she is healthy. Love Danny and Anna Irwin
  6. Guest: Carolyn Braman Riefe | Saginaw, MI
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Shirley, My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. I'm so sorry about Kellie's death.
  7. Guest: Shawna McDonald | Mitchell
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Prayers to the entire family..Kellie was a wonderful friend! Her smile and Laughter were contagious!!
  8. Guest: Susan Chastain Kay
    Date: October 5, 2017
    So very sorry for your loss.
  9. Guest: Cheryl Boone | mitchell
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Joe, my deepest condolences. Kellie could light up a room with her laughter. I was blessed to call her my friend. Love and prayers to you and your boys.
  10. Guest: Denise Taylor | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Karen and Albert, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
  11. Guest: Charity Dotts | Bedford
    Date: October 5, 2017
    Our deepest condolences to the family. She was a great person.
  12. Guest: Lesia Wilson Franzen | High Point, NC
    Date: October 5, 2017
    So sorry for your loss, Kellie was a great Lady, mother, and friend. I will truly miss our chats!😘