Carley Elizabeth Johnson, 17


Carley Elizabeth Johnson, 17, of Doniphan died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, west of Wood River as the result of an automobile accident.

Services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Berean Bible Church in Grand Island. Interment will be in the Cedar View Cemetery at Doniphan.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 on Friday evening at the Berean Bible Church in Grand Island. The family requests that instead of sending flowers, that you make memorial contributions to the family to who will set up a memorial in Carley’s name.  Apfel Funeral Home is serving the family.

She was born on September 22, 2003 in Hastings, NE to Brad Johnson and Tiffanie Oswald. She grew up in Doniphan and was a senior at Doniphan-Trumbull High School. Carley loved doing makeup and hair and planned on becoming an Esthetician after high school. She surrounded herself with her friends every day, Carley was everyone’s friend. 

Carley enjoyed cooking, writing, music, singing, and especially time spent with her family. 

She is survived by her parents; three brothers, Derek Johnson and Danielle Lemek of Lake Havasu, AZ, Seth Johnson and Bret Johnson both of Doniphan; paternal grandparents, Mike and Marilyn Johnson of Doniphan; maternal grandparents Billie Henderson of Grand Island and Lonnie Henderson of Giltner; step-siblings, Emersyn, Reeve, Cade and Hayes Oswald; Bill & Ann Oswald of Aurora, Sara Collinson of Florida as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Bob Collinson

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