Carol Denise Johnson Whitt

Carol Denise Johnson Whitt, 56, of DeRidder, Louisiana passed from this life on December 1, 2011 at her home.


Carol was born April 26, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, to Catherine and Vernon Johnson.  She was the fifth of eight children.  Carol attended Beale Elementary School, before graduating in 1972 from Lindbloom High School.  Shortly after graduating she moved to Columbus, Georgia with her sister Helen.


Carol had various jobs, including one in which she worked with disabled children.  She went on to marry George J. Whitt, before joining the Army in 1980.  While in the military, she served as a parts supply specialist.  During her time of service,  Carol achieved multiple commendations and awards.  She was also able to travel, seeing parts of America and Europe.  She also participated in a peacekeeping mission in Kosovo and worked in Kuwait.


She leaves to cherish her memories: her son, Marquee (Sharena) Johnson of DeRidder, Louisiana; grandson, D’Jon T. Hall of DeRidder, Louisiana; great grandson, D’Jon T. Hall Jr.  She is also survived by her sisters, Cynthia Johnson, Eve Reynolds, Francine Blalock, Patrice Wilson, and brothers, Anthony Robinson and Vernon Johnson.


Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Bro. Jasper Newsom will officiate. Interment will follow at Beauregard Cemetery in DeRidder.

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