Chelsi Eileen Johnson (19)

Grayville, Illinois
Birth: May 26, 2000
Death: April 2, 2020

Chelsi Eileen Johnson, 19, of Grayville, Illinois, died Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. She was born May 26, 2000, in Olney, Illinois, the daughter of Mark Edward Johnson and Katie Eileen (Butler) Hawkins.

Chelsi was a restaurant hostess. In her younger years, she participated in pageants and was a past Little Miss Grayville and Junior Miss Grayville. She loved to sing, and played softball and volleyball. She enjoyed visiting haunted houses and dressing up for the occasion. But she cherished most the time spent with her son.

Survivors include parents Mark Johnson and Katie Hawkins; step-parents Jeff Hawkins and Samantha Tooley; son Griffyn Persinger; brother Sawyer Johnson; sisters Kamille Johnson, Devin Fewkes, Annabell Johnson, Arlana Johnson, Aydreana Gill; grandparents Tony and Sharon Butler, Sara and Matt Chiarello, Bev and Tom Johnson, and Rita and Gary Glover.

Due to the corona virus pandemic, and the restrictions imposed by the State of Illinois Governor and the Center For Disease Control, Chelsi’s remains were cremated and a memorial service will be later when the restrictions are lifted.

Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville is in charge of all arrangements.

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: Memorial Service to be determined after corona virus pandemic restrictions are lifted

9 thoughts on “Chelsi Eileen Johnson”

  1. Leigh Ann Malone

    There are no words to express how very sorry we are for your loss.. love and prayers!! Kim and Leigh Ann Malone..

  2. Beautiful young lady that will be sorely missed. We love you Aunt Rita, Uncle Gary and all our family mourning there. Praying for peace and comfort over you all and we look forward to the day the current restrictions are lifted so we can celebrate her life together LOTS OF HUGS from Levi, Olivia and all our kids

  3. My heart aches! I can’t believe she’s gone. This photo captures Chelsi, she always had that big beautiful smile on her face. Hugs to her family for this tremendous loss!
    Darlene

  4. Malinda Jackson

    Rita so so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express how sorry. Sending prayers and hugs to you and your family with love. Malinda Jameson Jackson ❤️😪

  5. Susy Cain Bayless

    Rita Sending lots of prayers and hugs to you and your family…She was a beautiful young lady….Much love Susy Cain Bayless

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