JOHNSON, Karen June, 62, of Crozier Ridge, Bellaire, Ohio died Friday May 17, 2013 at Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire.

She was born June 16, 1951, in Bellaire, the daughter of the late Leland Dewey Bates and the late Matilda Jane Lippencott.

Karen was a Methodist by faith and was associated with the Grimm Reapers Motorcycle Club.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sisters, Josephine Ramsey, Mary Ann VanDyne and Betty Ramsey.

Karen is survived by her husband, Daniel McMahon, of Bellaire; children, Jessica (Cory) Clark-McDowell, of Flushing, Ohio, Nicole (Brian) Green of Pickerington, Ohio, and Jeffrey (Lisa) Shaver of Franklin, West Virginia; two sisters, Donna Robson of Grandview, Ohio, and Dorothy (Don) Koontz of Bellaire; and two brothers, Earl (Florence) Ramsey, of McKeesport, Pa. and Roland “Bud” (Patricia) Bates of West Bellaire.

Friends will be received the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio, Tuesday from 2-5 p.m.

Following visitation family and friends will gather at the Shadyside American Legion, 3809 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio from 5-7 p.m. to celebrate the life of Karen.

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