LeaAndrea M. Johnson

Funeral services for LeaAndrea M. Johnson, 40, Lawrence will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. LeaAndrea passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, KS.

LeaAndrea was born on May 9, 1981, in Ottawa, KS, the daughter of Lee A. and Quintella (Carroll) Johnson.

As a child LeaAndrea attended Bethany Chapel Baptist Church, Ottawa, KS.

At the age of four, LeaAndrea began her lifelong love of the performing arts taking tap and ballet lessons.

She then set forth into music and art at the age for five. And began her journey of becoming a brilliant pianist and musician.

LeaAndrea was an exceptional student in all grades. She expanded her musical talents at the age of eleven joining the percussion section at Ottawa Middle School. She continued playing percussion for the rest of her schooling, eventually joining the Chesty Lions Drumline at Lawrence High School, where she graduated in 1999.

LeaAndrea developed her love of art during high school. She was awarded a full-ride scholarship to Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2004. LeaAndrea found a career as a freelance artist and an ARC specialist for federal contraction Company.

LeaAndrea is survived by her parents, Lee A. and Quintella Johnson, sisters, Aletra Johnson, LaShea Johnson, Whitney Johnson, nephew, Pierce Johnson; Brother Darroll Graham and a host of numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The family will greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2021, at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.

Memorial contributions may be made in LeaAndrea’s name to Lupus Foundation of America and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.

The Johnson Family wishes to thank you everyone for their love support. LeaAndrea appreciated your visits, prayer, social media, messages, and well wishes.

Her artwork is available to view online at lmjworks.deviantart.com.

For more information or to post a condolence go to warrenmcelwain.com.

8 Condolences

  1. Jackie Carter on October 5, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    Praying for you cousins, love you all.

  2. Pam Brittingham on October 7, 2021 at 8:21 am

    My heart and prayers are with all of you!!

  3. Dora Williams on October 7, 2021 at 8:18 pm

    So sorry for your loss. May God give you and your family comfort and the sweet memories of your loved one give peace.

  4. Arnold Lillich on October 9, 2021 at 8:33 pm

    Cares and thoughts with your family. May she be at peace.

  5. Charles and Pearleen Rowan and the Boyd Family on October 11, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    Our prayers are going out daily for your family.Be blessed.

  6. Traci Dreiling on October 12, 2021 at 12:36 pm

    I wish I could be there to give you all hugs and share tears with you. My heart is heavy today as we celebrate LeAndrea. Please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️????

  7. Sue Davis McDaniel on November 11, 2021 at 7:26 am

    I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Hugs and prayers to all of you.
    With deepest sympathy,

  8. Brian T. on November 15, 2021 at 9:42 pm

    I was stunned to hear of LeaAndrea’s passing. My heart goes out to everyone who knew her for their loss.

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