CayCee Johnson

CayCee “Boobie” Johnson, age 50, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, surrounded by the people she loved the most, at the family’s home, in Savage, MN   

A visitation will be held on Friday, July 19, from 4-7 PM, at Ballard-Sunder Funeral and Cremation, 4565 Pleasant Street SE, Prior Lake, MN.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, July 20, at 1 PM, with a visitation one-hour prior, at River Valley Church, 1350 Crossings Blvd., Shakopee, MN.  Pastor Chris Bechtel will preside. Pall bearers will be Will Parker, Torrence Abercrombie, Avonte Williams, Phil Porter, Jeremy Schwake, Patrick Ingram, Greg Meadows, Tony Brewington and Bryan Hayden. CayCee will be laid to rest at Valley Cemetery, in Shakopee.  

On May 1, 1969, CayCee Moyee Purham was the only child of parents George & Carolyn (Cole) PurhamShe spent her childhood in Chicago, IL. CayCee married Keith Lamont Johnson on September 11, 1999, at the Chapel of Love, in Bloomington, MN.  

After graduating from high school, CayCee achieved a master’s degree in Hospitality Management. Through her career, CayCee worked for various establishments. She was currently working for Aspen Academy as their Food Service Manager  

CayCee was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandma. Her circle of family and friends was most important to CayCee. She was an amazing cook and when time allowed, CayCee loved to travel. She had a wonderful personality and a smile that would take your breath away. CayCee was always helping others and wanted to make sure everything was all right. She had this contagious laugh and always made people smile. CayCee was a fighter and never backed down from a challenge, including her diagnosis of cancer.  

Forever missed, CayCee will be forever loved by husband, Keith Lamont Johnson; stepchildren, DuJuan Bell, Asya Latriece Johnson; children, Alexandria LaMoy Johnson, Adrienna Lynn Johnson, Aryahana Lauren Johnson, Keith Daveon Johnson; grandson, Cayden Jackson; mother, Carolyn Cole (Thomas) Trinley; other relatives and devoted friends.  

There to greet CayCee home in heaven is her father, George Morgan Purham.  



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  1. May God bless the family in their time of sorrow.

  2. Johnson’s,

    My condolences on the passing of Caycee. I didn’t know her well but in the short time I was in Keith’s life, she seemed full of life herself. My prayers are with all of you during this time.

  3. My deepest prayers and sympathy to the family. Cayce was an amazing women and had such a passion for learning and in life. I was fortunate to have known her and taught 4 of her children. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Cynthia Sherar

    My sympathies to Keith and the Johnson family. I was fortunate to have known CayCee. I wish you strength and peace.

  5. Johnson Family
    I am fortunate to have worked with CayCee for many years at Aspen and to have seen her smiling face so many times over the years. I’m sending you all love and strength and keeping you in my thoughts.

  6. Kimberly Spears

    Sending my condolences and love to the family. I am praying for you.

  7. I have had the honor and privilege of working with CayCee for many years. I will always cherish our conversations, our gut wrenching laughs, her famous one liners, and the light that she brought to the school.

    She always took care of everyone else before herself and had the best attitude towards life. Amazing woman. The world seems a little dimmer without her.

    Much love and blessings to the Johnson family.

  8. Alton Rowe (Al)

    Keith Johnson and Family,

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of CayCee. This has taken my mind back to the years at Barber-Scotia College. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. We are so sorry to hear this terribly sad news. Sending our deepest sympathy to Caycee’s family.
    Thinking of you all. We are so sorry for your loss. – The Penny family

  10. Mark and I send our love and prayers. She was an amazing woman ! No question. We wish we could be there. We ask that you include our prayers and our spirit in the celebration.

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