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Helen B. Johnson

January 12, 1934 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Helen B. Johnson Obituary

Celebrating the life of Helen B. Johnson service has been set for the following:

Date: Friday January 12, 2024

Location: Union Baptist Church

Address: 2101 West Bangs Avenue

Neptune City, NJ 07753

Viewing: 10:00am - 11:00am

Funeral: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Entombment: Monmouth Memorial Park Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Repast: Good Samartain Brigh Star Church 1812 Monroe Avenue Neptune, NJ 07753

Entrusted to Donato Askew Memorial Home 

Helen Bolden Johnson was called to her eternal home on Monday, January 1, 2024 in Neptune, NJ. Helen was born to the late Parlor Bolden and Marguerite Mahoney Bolden on January 12, 1934 in Dalzell, SC. Later left and moved to Asbury Park meeting the love of her life at Fort Monmouth and shortly married July 4, 1958.

She gave her life to Christ at an early age at Hopewell Baptist Church in Dalzell, SC. Helen later became a faithful member of Union Baptist Church in Neptune, NJ serving on the Pastor’s Aid Committee and Flower Club.

Helen worked for Stouffer’s Nurses Registry as an LPN doing private duty and retired in 1993 to care for her ailing husband until his passing. She was a praying woman and believed in praying on her knees and reading the 23rd Psalmas her favorite. 

Helen was a faithful wife and believed in family and friends. She loved to cook, had many cook outs during the summer at her home and invited those in the community. She was well known throughout her community. Helen travelled back home often to visit family members and was always greeted with love and affection.  

She was predeceased by her husband, Essick L Johnson Sr(Jack), sister, Vermell Bolden, daughter, Shenette Benjamin,son, Essick L Johnson Jr. and grandson, Johnnie Benjamin Jr and a special nephew Albert (Al) Singleton. 

She leaves behind to cherish her memories eight children, Rev, James (Rubye) Benjamin of Stockbridge, GA, Michael (Rosalyn) Bolden of Sacramento, CA, Johnnie (Lisa) Benjamin Sr of Dalzell, SC, Marscheall (Gene) Glisson of Neptune, NJ, Jackie (Hazel) deceased Johnson Dennis of Rembert, SC, Diana (Marshall) Foye of Fredericksburg, VA, Delores (Johnny) Wright of Neptune, NJ, Fonda Bolden of Stafford, VA, Sister Albertha Singleton of Bronx, NY, 17 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, godson, Tyshawn Bolden, goddaughter, Eva Vaugather, adaptive sister Celestine Overbey, and she was in constant communications with  Geraldine Young, Evelyn Fields, Maggie Abdul-Alim, and a host of relatives, and friends. A special thank you to Minister Gloria Brown who was always there to help the family.

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Open Viewing
January 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Union Baptist Church
2101 West Bangs Avenue
Neptune City, NJ 07753

Funeral Service
January 12, 2024

11:00 AM
Union Baptist Church
2101 West Bangs Avenue
Neptune City, NJ 07753


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