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Carrie Mae Johnson, 98, of Shelbyville

Carrie Mae Johnson, 98, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2022, at Homeview Health and Rehab in Franklin.

She was born on April 5, 1924, in Dahl, Kentucky. Carrie was one of ten children and the last surviving child of Elmer and Nannie E. (Inabnett) Radford. 

Carrie is survived by her sons, Bobby Joe Hansford and wife, Saundra, and Joseph Lee Hansford, both of Edinburgh, and Harold Lee Hansford and wife, Jackie, of Shelbyville; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Eural “Jodie” Hansford and Arnold Johnson; and daughter-in-law, Loretta Edna Hansford.

Carrie formerly attended Lickspring Baptist Church in Ninevah.

She was a waitress and cook in numerous restaurants.  Carrie was also a very talented seamstress and enjoyed using her talent to make items she sold at flea markets.  She had formerly worked at Varinet Mills as a seamstress. 

Carrie loved tending to her flowers, gardening and going fishing. 

She also enjoyed watching birds, especially cardinals.

Carrie had many pets throughout the years, including her dogs, Ginger and Crissie.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to Noon, Thursday, September 8, 2022, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will follow at Noon, Thursday, at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Miller Cemetery in Shelby County.

Online condolences may be shared with Carrie’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

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