Marlene Johnson, 78, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born in Boone County, Indiana on June 12, 1943; a daughter of the late Charles W. and Anita Mae (Leath) Likens.

She attended Lebanon High School. On September 13, 1966; she was married to Verlin J. Johnson. She had a long-time companion, Randy Boggs, who passed away on November 18, 2018.

Marlene was a homemaker and was a waitress and manager of the Country Kitchen on State Road 52 for many years. She was a devoted mother, who raised seventeen children throughout her life and took care of many elderly friends and family.

She leaves behind her siblings: Charles Likens, Melvin Likens, Janet Carpenter and Carol Likens.

In addition to her parents, Marlene was preceded in death by a sister, Minnie Likens.

Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory have been entrusted with her cremation arrangements. Services are pending. Memorials may be made in her honor to the charity of the donor’s