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June Steptoe Johnson

Johnson, June Steptoe, 79 June Steptoe Johnson passed away at Haven Hospice on Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Gainesville following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. June was born March 11, 1936 in Gainesville, FL to James B. Steptoe and Lola Hesters Steptoe. She attended Gainesville High School through the 11th grade, then graduated from high school in Fresno, California. She then returned to Gainesville where she married Donald Johnson and they began their life together. June was employed by Southern Bell as an operator until her retirement. She was a member of Gainesville Church of God. During retirement she enjoyed reading, any type of shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by: her husband of 60 years, Donald, and their three children, Scot (Deborah), Sandra (Mark), and Glenn (Lynda), all of Gainesville. Also, granddaughters Machelle Johnson of Davenport, IA, and Morgan Bennett of San Francisco, CA; grandsons, Scot Johnson, Jr. and Jake Bennett of Gainesville, and Scott Hardin (China) of Middleton, OH; great grandchildren Kai Cox and Alana Hardin. She is preceded in death by her parents, her sister Eula Mae Roberts, her two brothers James B. Steptoe, Jr. and Billy E. Steptoe, and granddaughter Tiffany Johnson. The family will receive friends on Friday, May 22, 2015 from 5:00-7:00pm at Milam Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the Milam Funeral Home, 311 South Main St., Gainesville at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015 followed by a graveside service at Forest Meadows Cemetery East. June will be greatly missed by those who loved her. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90 Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!