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Johanna Tomlinson

BONNE TERRE – Johanna “JoJo” Lee Tomlinson, 74, of Bonne Terre passed away December 31, 2017 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born on August 28, 1943 in Farmington to the late Elbert Franklin and Wilma Lee (Zolman) Pope. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Dannielle Leach and a brother, Michael Pope.

Johanna was a member of First Community Christian Church in Farmington, Desloge VFW Post 2426 Ladies’ Auxiliary and VFW Riders. She was the 1986 recipient of Artillery Order of Molly Pitcher Award and a retiree from Baldor Electric Company. Johanna was very talented and creative. She also loved gardening, camping, floating and riding motorcycles.

Johanna is survived by her husband, Robert Allen Tomlinson; daughters, Michelle (Leach) McMillen and husband Pete and Amanda (Tomlinson) Lammert; seven grandchildren, Benjamin McMillen, Alexandra (McMillen) McDaniel, Austin Leach, Esteban and Sam Padilla, Breann and Kyle Lammert; six great-grandchildren; brother, Patrick Pope and wife Gail; and sister Glenda Werley and Husband Elmer; niece, Naomi (Pope) Deen and husband Daniel; nephews, James Pope and wife Abby and Arthur Pope are all left to mourn her passing.

Visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer Funeral Home in Bonne Terre on Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Service at 6 p.m. Funeral Services will be Friday, January 5, 2018, at C.Z. Boyer & Son Chapel at 11 a.m. with Pastor Lionel Smith officiating. View obituary and share condolences online at

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