Johnnie F. Huber 1933-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Johnnie Faye Huber, 87, passed away Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021, at her home, with her family by her side.

She was born Dec. 19, 1933, in Ellijay, Ga., to the late John and Vesta Miller Pence.

Johnnie graduated from Springfield High School, where she was very active in the drama club and held the leading role in her senior play. She dedicated her life to raising her children and grandkids and the “Thurber Lane Gang.” She loved doing her crafting, antiquing, spending time with her family at Huber’s Milton Hilton, and traveling with her husband all over to many beautiful places.

Johnnie leaves to cherish her memory and life, her husband of 65 years, Kenneth E. Huber, whom she married May 16, 1955; two daughters, Linda (Jim) Simkins of Austintown and Becky (Ray) Zebosky of Austintown; a son, James (Vicky) Huber of Niles; and 11 grandchildren, Nicolette (Frank) Giordano, Kelly (Matthew) Romane, James (Stacy) Simkins, Michael Simkins, Kenneth (Jiaxi) Huber, Matthew Huber, Gabriella Huber, Madison Huber, Raymond Zebosky, Ryan Zebosky and Ross Zebosky; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth E. Huber; two sisters, Nila Mae Portis and Dolores Dexter; and a brother, James Pence.

Family and friends may call Sunday, March 7, 2021, from noon to 2 p.m. at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Austintown Chapel, where a funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.

The Huber family would like to give a special thanks to Monica and Beth with Compassionate Care Hospice, for all of their wonderful care.

In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to Compassionate Care Hospice, 300 N. Cleveland Massillon Road, Suite 103, Akron, OH 44333.

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