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Mother Vashti Olivia Johnson (January 20, 1928 – May 28, 2023)

Mother Vashti Olivia Johnson (January 20, 1928 – May 28, 2023)

Visitation Date:  Saturday, June 10, 2023
Visitation Time:  10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Visitation Location: Antioch Missionary Baptist Church,  311 E. Broadway St.,  Oviedo  FL.,  32765
                                   ***Service will begin immediately  following viewing***
Service Date:  Saturday, June 10, 2023
Service Time:  11:00 AM
Service Location:  Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 311 E. Broadway St., Oviedo FL., 32765
Pastor Charles Jones
Burial:  Boston Cemetery, 199 Boston Cemetery Rd.,  Oviedo FL.  32765


Vashti Olivia Johnson

Vashti Olivia Cason Johnson, affectionately know as, Nana, Cassie, Nancy,Drew, Rock and Tee, was born on January 20th, 1928, in Virginia Beach, Virginia to George B. and Sarah P. Cason.

Vashti had an early Christian upbringing and loved the Lord.  She grew up in the Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Virginia Beach, where as an adult she served in various positions.  She loved singing in the church choir, as well as with her daughter, sisters, brother and niece in the group they formed, known as the Travelettes.  Vashti loved attending vacation bible school and assisting with the youth.  She was a Stewardess, a member of the Beautifying Women’s Club (BWC’s) and several other boards.

Vashti moved to Oviedo, Florida in 2012 to live with her daughter , Jean.  She immediately became a member of Harbor House Abundant Life Ministry, serving on the Mother’s Board, Pastor Aide, Planning Committee, Hospitality Committee, and anything else she was called t do.  She was an inspiration to the young and old.  When she stood up to pray or testify, she was sure to make it known that “I love everybody” before asking to pray her strength.  

Vashti gained her wings on Sunday, May 28th, 2023.  She was preceded in death by her parents George B. and Sara P, Cason,                husband, Julius Johnson, daughter: Reginia D. Bell, siblings; Mary Cason, Katherine Gary, Pernell Cason, Ervin Cason.  Ethel Mae Jackson , Russell Cason, Ernest Cason and succeeded by Thaddeus Cason.  She leaves to cherish her memory: Daughter; Jean Williams (James) of Oviedo, FL.,  Sister; Dr. Shirley Reed (Roger) of Maryland; sister-in-law:  Ruth Cason of Virginia Beach, VA.,                                   Grandchildren:  Michele Fuller (Lucious) of Oviedo, FL., Barry Williams (Teddy) of Georgia, Shantai Sanders (Otis) of Chesapeake, VA., Ronald Bell (Nicole) of Norfolk, VA.,   She also leaves 9 great grands and 13 great-great grands and a host of nieces and nephews.









  • Marie And Nellie Bell Posted June 6, 2023 5:45 pm

    Jean and family you have our deepest sympathy you are in our prayers

  • Rev. Dr. John & Marlyce McCants Posted June 8, 2023 7:25 pm

    You are in our Prayers, God is a present help in this time of sorrow. Let His spirit comfort and give you peace!

  • Kings Chapel AMEC Posted June 8, 2023 11:51 pm

    May God bless and strengthen you.

  • Jan Adams Posted June 9, 2023 11:06 am

    Jean and family, We are praying for you. Mrs Vashti was a real friend and blessing to my Mom, Adell Joyner. They worked together for many years at Kings Grant Elm School. To this day, Mama talks about hiw Mrs Vashti and her sister, Vivian blessed her. Whatever she needed to help her and her girls, they did. Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted. Praying, Adell Joyner and family Va Beach VA

  • Leonard aka Skeet Williams Posted June 9, 2023 11:41 am

    My family of Princess Anne County Virginia Beach extended our condolences and praying that God be with you all we’ve been friends of your family since birth growing up together in the same neighborhood eating playing ball going same church and school our hearts are heavy and broken,we know it’s all in Gods hand and you have earn your wings and forever lives with God .You will be missed.Family live on God is with you .
    Loving The Williams Family.♥️♥️♥️

  • Presiding Elder Kenneth Golphin Posted June 9, 2023 9:31 pm

    May the comfort and peace that only God can give be with your family.

  • Coleen Williams-Lewis Posted June 10, 2023 3:56 am

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. Please know that you/family are in my prayer. May God’s Comfort and Peace be more than enough during this time. Much love,
    From: Coleen Williams-Lewis/Family

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