Jennifer Russell Johnson

Jennifer Russell Johnson

September 10, 2022, 53, La Grange –

Jennifer Russell Johnson, 53, of La Grange was called to her heavenly home and reunited with her father on Saturday, September 10, 2022.

Jennifer was born November 1, 1968, in Pender County to the late Posie Edward Johnson and Virginia Croom Baker.

Jennifer worked at Kinston Pediatrics for 27 years and was an active supporter of the North Lenoir Drama Club for many years. Jennifer enjoyed cooking, going to the beach, fishing, and a good shopping trip. Jennifer’s larger-than-life personality and radiant smile could always light up a room wherever she went. Her children brought her much joy and she was always proud of their many accomplishments.

A service to celebrate and honor Jennifer’s life will be held Friday, September 16, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in La Grange.

Jennifer is survived by her adoring children, Kelsey Virginia Holmes and fiancée, Mary Margaret George of Wilmington, Jeffrey Taylor Holmes and fiancée, Rainey Crews and grandson, Wyatt Cameron Holmes of Kinston; mother, Virginia Croom Baker and husband, Bennie Carson Baker; life companion, Paul Benjamin Reese and children Noah and Hunter Reese of La Grange; five siblings, Edward Weiland Johnson of Greensboro, Deborah Johnson Kallam of Stokesdale, Danny Johnson and wife, Carolyn Cook Johnson of Stoneville, Susan Virginia Lloyd and companion, Darrell Lynn Griffin of Pink Hill, Mary Margaret Herring and husband, Daniel Clifton Herring of La Grange; several nephews, Michael David Johnson of Stokesdale, Dylan Chase Herring, Jonah Grey Herring, Baker Anderson Herring all of La Grange; and niece, Madelyn Grace Howard of La Grange.

The family would like to personally thank Alison Gillikin Moritz, Heather Howell, Charles and Sue Sutton, Mark and Angie Sutton, Gene and April Parrish, and Paige Lanier for all their love and care throughout this difficult time.

Jennifer’s family will receive friends Friday one hour prior to the service at Rouse Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.