August 11, 1943 - May 1, 2021
Thelma Delores Johnson daughter of the Late John M. and Thelma M. Jefferson was born August 11, 1943 in Lincoln, Delaware. She was one of four children. Delores departed her precious life on May 1, 2021. She died suddenly. Delores' two brothers Bernard and James Jefferson, one sister Jewel Yvonne Jefferson and Parents John M. and Thelma M. Jefferson preceded her death. Throughout her life Thelma was affectionately known as "Lois or Delores" to her family. She married Cornell V. Johnson in 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland and out of this union four daughters and one son were born. She was employed as a Foster Care mother through Department of Social Services. She helped raise over 65 kids from her own home. She was always volunteering in the schools and churches. She loved caring for kids. Delores' greatest love was her kids and grand kids. They all called her "Granny." She was a great cook and loved to bake cakes. Delores was a loving, kind, proud, strong and caring person. Always willing to help when she could. She always gave advice to those that needed it and was always there to listen. Delores greeted everyone with a pleasant smile and her uplifted spirit. She spent three days a week in Dialysis for over 9 years. She was a resident of O'Donnell Heights for 52 Years. She was the most spiritual person but more importantly her love for God. She was a member of many churches. God came first in her life. Delores greatest love was her sister Bonnie, who was dedicated to taking care of each other. She accepted Jesus Christ as her savior at an early age. She was lifelong baptist member and placed the Lord first all the time. Delores leaves to cherish her memory: husband Cornell V. Johnson; one son Anthony Donnell Johnson (Judy); four daughters, Deborah R. Eggleston; Darcel Lynn (John); Denna Johnson; Jewel Johnson; Stacie Coleman; Three sisters-in law Wilma Jean Johnson, Ernestine Richardson; Sandra Moore; Sister in Christ Bobbie Jean Brown, Grandkids Antoine, Danielle, Antwone (booda), Deandre, Bryant, Dayia Melanie, Jason, and Jahmal. Great Grandkids Deonnte Aniya Nakaum, Daniya, Riley, Amari, Malayasia, Makai, Kaiyon, I'Asia, Aaliyah, Andrea, Levi, Lael, Deandre Jr., Jamel, Jhainaiye. Goddaughter Raylette; and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Very close cousins Helen Pierce Hazzard; Carolyn and Marion Reed.
Thelma Delores Johnson daughter of the Late John M. and Thelma M. Jefferson was born August 11, 1943 in Lincoln, Delaware. She was one of four children. Delores departed her precious life on May 1, 2021. She died suddenly. Delores' two brothers... View Obituary & Service Information
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