Dora Johnson

East Alton | Tuesday, September 7 2021 |

Dora Louise “Lou” Johnson, 88 of East Alton passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Alton Memorial Hospital.

She was born on February 25, 1933, in Plainview, IL to the late Howard and Virginia (Morgan) Mayberry.

Lou married Samuel Johnson on January 22, 1977, in Hardin, IL. He preceded her in death on December 26, 1982.

She worked as a seamstress and upholsterer for Ray’s Luggage and Vinyl repair for over 20 years. Lou was also a bus driver for Jerseyville schools. She enjoyed playing bingo, bowling, NASCAR, the St. Louis Cardinals, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

Lou is survived by two daughters Kat Greenlee-Logue of Overland, MO, and Virginia “toots” Greenlee (Robert Belt); two sons Howard Greenlee of Alton and Bob (Diana) Greenlee of Gillespie; nineteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sister Helen Fones; brother Charles “Chuck” Mayberry; several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel; parents, Howard and Virginia; sons Charles Blumstein and Jim Greenlee; Sister Maxine Baker; brother Thomas Mayberry; daughter in law Cathy Greenlee; brother in law Cecil Fones.

Visitation will be held from 4 pm to 8 pm on Monday, September 13, 2021, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.

Funeral will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Anderson Family Funeral Home in Brighton.

Private family burial will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association or Lung Cancer Foundation.

Condolences may be left online at

Obit Provided By:
Anderson Family Funeral Home

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