Mrs. Shirley Jean Johnson, was born October 12, 1937 in Kansas City, Missouri to Henry Kidd and Zora Cravens. Shirley was a member of Gilbert Memorial AME Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Geraldine Walker, grandmother Carrie Hill two aunts Beatrice Christopher and Gertrude Campbell three uncles John Robert Franklin, Russell Franklin and Raymond Washington and niece Leona Marie Stewart.
She leaves to cherish her memory son Frank Edward Owens grandchildren Jennifer Sturdivant (Corey), Kevin Owens (Rachel), Frank Owens, Jr., Oui Shanda Owens and Zora Jean Owens, great-grandchildren Nina Sturdivant, Samuel Sturdivant, Colben Owens and Lloyd Wiseman, niece, Keshia Reliford (Kenneth), nephews Roy Hammond, Theodore Hammond, John Hammond and Leon Hammond. Great nieces Kaidance and Willow, great nephew Hernandez, cousins Carrie Smith, Arlene Bell Ronald Franklin (Edna), Raymond Franklin (Teri), Ralph Franklin (Tina), Randall Franklin, Janice Beeks and Almeta Scarbrough, host of friends and other relatives.
Services were held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 10 am at Watkins Heritage chapel. Visitation 9 am.
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