Drusilla J. Johnson, 80, of Geneseo, passed away while surrounded by her family on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Hillcrest Home, Geneseo. Cremation rites have been accorded per Drusilla’s wishes. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be at North Cemetery. Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Geneseo Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be directed to Hillcrest Home.
Drusilla was born on February 15, 1939, the daughter of Earl and Grace (Hill) Metz, in Kewanee. She graduated from Cambridge High School in 1957. She married Loren Ross, they later divorced. She married Donald Johnson on October 20, 1989. He preceded her in death on September 11, 2019. She worked in the bakery department at Maki’s Super Value in Geneseo for twenty years, and then later at the former Eagles Grocery Store. Drusilla enjoyed crocheting and playing cards.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Diane (Richard) Browning, Geneseo, Lory Woolsey, Geneseo, Jane (Larry) Gray, Osco, and Susan Ross, East Moline; stepsons, Jeff Johnson, Kevin Johnson; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Drusilla was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Grace, her husband Don, and her brother Stanley Metz.