Laura Jane (Donald) Johnson, age 83, of Mt. Juliet, TN passed away May 7, 2019. Jane was born in Clifton Forge, VA October 3, 1935 to the late Kyle and Polly Gutshall. She is also preceded in death by her brother, Garnet Gutshall; brother, Clifford Gutshall; and sister, Nancy Gaines.
Jane moved with her family to Chattanooga, TN when she was 7 years old so that her father could work at Atlas Powder Company for the war effort. After marrying Donald Johnson, they moved to Nashville. Jane worked in retail business in her young life and became a buyer at Harvey’s Department Store. She was Past President of the Nashville Elks Ladies.
Jane is survived by her husband, Donald Johnson; daughter, Michelle Kempf; brother, Jim Gutshall; sister, Marilyn Roger; brother Randolph Gutshall; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will follow service at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.