Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Susan A. Johannesen

Friday, June 23, 2023 2:00 P.M.

Susan A. Johannesen, age 64, of Ferguson, Kentucky, passed from this life on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at Jean Waddle Care Center.

Susan was born on June 1, 1959 to the late Donald R. Yonker and Marjorie Weldy Claxton in Akron, Ohio.

She was of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed tending to her garden, remodeling her home, and love her furbaby “Smokie Joe”. Susan had obtained a Master’s Degree in Social Work and was a big help to her community. She loved giving to others and was a soldier for Christ, spreading his word. She cherished her family.

Susan was preceded in death by her father, Donald R. Yonker, daughter, Tiffany Dawn Zachary and brother, Richard Yonker.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her mother, Marjorie Claxton, son, Joshua C. Zachary of Eubank, Ky; daughter, Shelly M. Lawhorn (Ronnie) of Science Hill, Ky; bonus daughter, Crystal Flynn of Somerset, Ky; brothers, Wade Whisenant and Perry Whisenant both of Somerset, Ky and Robert Yonker of IN; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Matthew 6:33

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023 from 12 to 2 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with a funeral service to begin at 2 P.M. with Bro. Todd Amburgey and Bro. Joseph Isaacs officiating. Burial will follow in Southern Oaks Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Todd Amburgey, Joseph Isaacs, Robert Yonker, Ronnie Lawhorn and Wade Whisenant.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Susan A. Johannesen Memorial Fund. Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Susan A. Johannesen.

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