Estella Louise Johnson

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By The Staff

Estella Louise Johnson, 66, of Lexington, died Feb. 11, 2009, at the home of her granddaughter in Lexington.

Born July 20, 1942, in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Margaret Johnson Brent. She was a homemaker and member of Park Ridge Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Proffitt, of Lexington; two sons, Jeffrey D. Johnson of Columbus, Ind., and Rex T. Johnson of Fairfiled, Ohio; a daughter, Tracey Manica of Warsaw; her siblings, Carnell Johnson of Louisville, Michelle A. Franklin of Detroit, Mich., Wanda D. Johnson of Detroit, Mich., and Louis J. Johnson of Detroit, Mich.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Feb. 16, 2009, at the McDonald & New Funeral Homes on Seminary Street.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of the Bluegrass.