Juanita Dessie Johnson Martinez, age 89, of De Soto, KS, passed away on March 19, 2011 in De Soto at a local nursing home.

Juanita was born on January 16, 1922 in Afton, OK, the daughter of Charles Monroe Johnson and Deddie Mulinux Johnson. She was second youngest child of twelve siblings.

She is survived by four children, Jerry, Anita, Geraldine and Robert; numerous grandchildren and extended family.

Interment of ashes was held at the place of her birth on Saturday, March 17, 2012 with her family present.