LUCRETIA JOEPHINE JOHNS
Much 1, 1913 Augut 22, 198
8'8. PETER AND PAUL CATHEDRAL
Wednesday, Auust 28,1985 at 2:30 p.m.
at John Thomas FuneR Chapl: 11:0-1:00 p.m.
at the Church: 1:80-2:80 p.m.
St Thnmat V I
LUCRETIA JOSEPHINE JOHNS was born on March
18, 1913 on the island of Tortola, B.V.I. She wa one of
five children. At three yeas of age she moved with her
mother the late Othelia Springer, to St. Thomas where she
grew up and attended school.
On February 15, 1945 she married Dudley Johns
ad shortly thereafter they left St. Thomas to live and
work in New York City. In August 1966 she returned to
St. Thomas with her husband and opened a children's
day care center, "Toddles Inn", at her home on Fifth
Street, Estate Thomas, caing for babies and toddlers
along with her fiend and co-worker Mr. Gladys Jackson.
She operated her center very well under the auspices of the
V.L Department of Welfbe.
She wa fondly known a Mamma John until her retire-
ment in December 1984. After a brief illness, Cretia left
us on August 22, 1985. May she rest in peace.
She is surived by her husband, Dudley Johns, Sr.;
one daughter, Rita Johnson Parker of New York City;
one son, Dudley Johns, Jr. of St. Croix; one brother,
Emanuel Fraser of New York City; one sister, Emma
Codrington of Philadelphia, Penn., nine grandchildren;
nine great grandchildren, may nieces, nephews and other
One son, Ralph Johns, preceded her in death.
JAMES JACKSON MILTON JACKSON
AMERICU8 JACKSON Jr. OSWALD JOHNS
JEROME JOHNS ROY SIMMONDS
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