Mother Hemmingway was born August 2, 1949 in Tampa, FL. She enjoyed fishing, socializing and helping her neighbors. She was employed at Tampa General Hospital in Environmental Services before retiring.
She was preceded in death by: her parents: Clarence and Vera lee Johnson; ex-husband, Lonnell Hemmingway; brothers: Nathaniel Johnson, Clarence Johnson, II; granddaughter and greatniece, Felecia (Sugar Plum) Williams.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories: two children, First Lady Darlene Daniels (Prophet Christopher Daniels), and Donnell Hemmingway; grandchildren: Shadae Arenas (Robert), Donnell Mingo, Donnell Hemmingway, Latoya Mingo, Dominic Quartarmon, Samyia Brown, Vera Edwards (Devin); great grands, Kevin, Harmony, Adrian, A’Kerion, Donnell, !!!, Dash, Faith, Kimora, Luis, Naylonni, Nicovi, Isaiah; favorite niece, Felecia Demerson; siblings: Christine Johnson, Brenda Johnson, Leroy Johnson, Elizabeth Williams, Jimmie Johnson, and Bobby Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; the Bryant, Aldridge and Turner families.