In Memory

Veneta Mahan (Johnson) - Class Of 1963

Veneta Jean Mahan Johnson, 66 years of age, of Paintsville, Kentucky, departed this life and entered into eternal peace on Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at King's Daughters Medical Center.

Veneta was born on April 4th, 1945 in Letcher County, Kentucky, daughter of the late James and Christine Hall Mahan.

She was survived by one son, Barry (and Patty) Johnson of Virgie, Kentucky; one daughter, Brenda (and Jeff) Spriggs of Paintsville, Kentucky; three brothers, Jimmy Mahan of Vandalia, Ohio, Chet Mahan of South Carolina, and Wayne Mahan of Norton, Virginia; one sister, Kathy Bentley of Wise, Virginia; six grandchildren, Tyler Neil Johnson and Brett Reynolds both of Virgie, Kentucky, Cody Reynolds, Tyler Spriggs, Logan Spriggs, and Toby Spriggs all of Paintsville, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by parents, James and Christine Mahan; her husband, Eugene Johnson; and one brother, Keith Mahan.

Visitations were held at the Jones-Preston Funeral Home on Friday, July 29th, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and again at the Long Fork Free Will Baptist Church in Virgie, Kentucky on Saturday, July 30th after 2:00 p.m.

Funeral services were conducted 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 31st, 2011 at the Long Fork Freewill Baptist Church with Greg White and Eric Fleming officiating.

Burial followed in the Scott-Johnson Family Cemetery in Virgie, Kentucky. Date of Death: 07/29/2011