Edith Grace Johnson

Edith Grace Johnson

June 19, 84,

Edith Grace Johnson, 84, formerly of Dudley passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at the Windsor House in Windsor, North Carolina.


A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel in Dudley. The family will receive friends following the service.


Mrs. Johnson was born in Richmond, Virginia on August 25, 1935 to the late Sandy Thomas and Martha Ann Walker Johnson.


She was a proud representative of Mary Kay Cosmetics and she retired from the O’Berry center, where she worked as a health care technician. Mrs. Johnson loved to garden and cook, she was wonderful at it.


She is survived by three daughters, Pat Matthews of Dudley, JoAnne Nance of Williamston and Linda Sherrard and husband, Rob of Smithfield; one sister, Libby Wheeler of Andrews, South Carolina and three grandchildren, Michael Patrick Nance, Jonathan Wesley Nance and Morgan Grace Matthews Wells.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Ralph Waldo Johnson Jr. to whom she was married for 56 years; four brothers, Austin Johnson, Martin Johnson, Tom Johnson and Frank Johnson and one sister, Kate Johnson.


The family is in the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.