Obituary: M. Gail Johnson


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M. Gail Jonson, 79, of Carmel, passed away Feb. 1, 2016. She was born March 21, 1936, in Sylva, N.C., the daughter of Fred Webber and Madge (Wilson) Webber. She married Stanley Jonson on May 21, 1955.

She was a longtime and active member of East 91st Street Christian Church, where she organized and led women’s bible studies for 20 years. She was a founding member and leader of Creative Living Bible Study. She enjoyed playing golf, sewing, quilting and was an avid reader.

She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Stanley Jonson; mother, Madge Webber; two children, Curtis (Vicki) Jonson and Kimberly (Jon) Sorrells; four grandchildren, Stephanie, Nicole, Ryan, and Abi; and three great grandchildren, Emmitt, Kevin, and Liam; brother, Fred (Charlotte) Webber; and extended family in Sylva, N.C. She was preceded in passing by her father, Fred Webber.

Services will be 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at East 91st Street Christian Church, 6049 East 91st Street. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at the church. Memorial contributions may be directed to Area 24 Special Olympics, c/o Gary and Cindy Boerema, 606 North Franklin Street, Ludington, MI 49431. Online condolences may be shared by visiting