Renee Louise Johnson

January 17, 1956 ~ May 14, 2020 (age 64)


Renee Louise Johnson was born on January 17th, 1956 in Salinas, California. She was the 5th oldest out of ten children born to the union of her late father Rossivlet Johnson, mother Larcell Kathern Johnson. Renee was raised in East Palo Alto where she attended Costano Elementary, Green Oaks Junior High, and Ravenswood High School. Furthering her passion at Ponce Beauty College, she can do some hair.

Renee gave birth to her daughter Paula Hill by her long time sweetheart Brian Hill. Asked for her hand in marriage by her late husband Theodore (aka Ted) Johnson. Renee accepted Christ and baptized at Little Flock Family Church C.O.G.I.C in Redwood City. Linda King, Renee's cousin, sister, best friend, they were inseparable, convinced Renee to relocate to Sacramento, Ca there she gave birth to her other three children Brandy, Timothy, and Michelle. She was a joyful person with a lovely personality. She would always help others: she loved to shop and would have everything you needed. She had a very big heart for people, she enjoyed cooking and was known for her famous macaroni salad and nacho's among many other dishes. Renee was a beautiful sweet soul with an infectious smile she was our angel on earth who will be greatly missed. We know she will always be watching over all of us.

Renee is preceded in death by her father Roosevelt Johnson, beloved husband Theodore (aka Ted) Johnson, SonTimothy Prince Franklin Jr, Sister Maryann Puckett, Brother Arthur Eugene (aka Arkie) Johnson. She leaves to cherish her memory: Mother Larcell Kathern Johnson, Brother Robert Hamel, Roosevelt Johnson Jr. Sister Ruby Johnson, Ollie Johnson, Marcella Johnson, Faye Johnson, Doris Johnson. Daughters Paula Hill, Brandy Bonner-Siavi'i, Michelle Brown. Grand-children Isaevion Anderson, Brian Smith, Zoe Siavi'i, Kalani Siavii, Poe(aka Chico) Siavi'i, Timeya Franklin, (Twins) Timothy Franklin III, Tina Franklin. A host of aunts, nephews, cousins, and friends.



Grandma, you showed me what love was, I could never do wrong in your eyes. Every time I think of you, I never saw pain from you, I always seen you smile through your toughest times. You really were the definition of "Make a way out of no way" I love you so much, tell Timothy I love him too because I know he is on your nerves now.

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