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Karen Sue (Johnson) Kelly

August 19, 1954 ~ May 8, 2020 (age 65)

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Karen Sue (Johnson) Kelly 65 of Rootstown Township passed away Friday, May 8, 2020 We mourn her loss, but celebrate her life and wonderful reward to come.Karen was born August 19, 1954 in Ravenna, Ohio to Ralph and Marjorie (Bair) Johnson.  It was love at first sight, she and Tim were married on October 19, 1975 at the Ravenna Nazarene Church and they recently celebrated 44 years together. They have two children, son, Scott and daughter, Sabrina, and grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Abigail, Emily, Emmett, Trent and Kourtney. She will be remembered as a loving wife; caring, devoted mother, grandmother and friend. She loved Rock & Roll and County Music, her favorite past times were reading, genealogy research, baking, and most of all, spending precious time with her family. Karen also leaves behind her second “Mom” Gloria Johnson, her siblings, Bob (Sue), Mike (Rita), David (Debbie), Vince (Sheila), Bud (Debbie), Cheryl (Ray), Greg, Steve, Beth, Mark, Wayne and Randy (Wendy) and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Marjorie and her brother, Bruce Johnson.  Karen’s wishes for cremation are being honored. No formal services are planned, however; there will be a celebration of life event held at a later date for the family. 

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