Stephanie Dawn Johnson, age 12

Lost to gun violence on March 24, 1998 in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Stephanie was killed in a shooting at Westside Middle School. Two children killed four schoolmates and a teacher and wounded ten others.

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  • Nickname:
    5 Sunshine
    1 Steph, Ne Ne Dawn, smiley,
  • Number of children:
    2 0
  • Personality:
    5 always smiling, loving
    2 she loved lady bugs she had a beautiful soul
    1 surprising others with roses we made friends everywhere we went just 2 bring them a smile
  • Occupation:
    2 middle school student
  • Workplace:
    1 none
  • Schools attended:
    1 3
    1 03
  • Comments:
    1 she loved to give 2 people 2 bring joy to thier lives
    1 A beautiful full of joy , she always tried 2 lift people up showing they mattered 2 her
    1 what others felt was important to Stephanie she was a beautiful girl full of Love a Beautiful heart
    1 she wanted to be a nurse, teacher, singer when she grew up had awesome plans
    1 Looked 4-ward to the future, Steph was wise beyond her young years
    1 very caring, Loving, kind , intelligent, fun

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