Johnnie M. Ames

Johnnie Mae Ames went to be with the Lord on Dec. 10, 2017. She was 90.

Mrs. Ames was born Aug. 7, 1927, in Oklahoma City, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Howard; sons Donald Junior and Johnny; and granddaughter Carolyn Frost.

She is survived by her sons, Carl and Anna Ames of Troy, S.C.; Raymond Ames of Ridgecrest; daughter, Wanda and husband Jerry Donaldson of Ridgecrest; grandchildren, Michael and Jenny Ames, Katherine and Rich Merati, Melissa and Brian Brooks, Tricia Matthews and John Ames; 15 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Johnnie lived her life for Christ and it reflected in everything she did. Her home was always open to anyone for anything.

The family will be holding a private service.

— Submitted by the family of Johnnie Ames

Story First Published: 2017-12-15