Marie Johnson

April 8, 1930 ~ April 2, 2020 (age 89)


Marie G. Johnson was born to the late Norman and Christine George on April 8, 1930 in Red Springs, North Carolina. She went to sleep on April 2, 2020, waiting for the return of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Marie grew up in the Claussen Community and attended Florence County public schools. She was a housekeeper for over 40 years. She had many talents such as cooking, (her cakes, biscuits, pancakes were the best; and of course, they were from scratch). She could be found fixing electrical appliances and tending to her flowers. “A Jill of all Trades!”
Marie was a faithful member of Oakland Avenue Seventh-day Adventist Church, which is now Shekinah Glory Seventh-day Adventist Church for 47 years. She served as the Head Usher, Community Service leader, Deaconess, and a member of the senior choir. She was a soldier for Christ. She gladly followed the commission to all Christian believers to share the “Good News.” She enjoyed sharing the love of Jesus with everyone she met. Marie spent many days witnessing and giving Bible studies. She moved to Charlotte, NC in 2012 and became a member of the Northeast SDA Church where she served as a deaconess.
Marie was married to the late James Johnson. She loved her children, family, and friends. She was intensely loyal. Marie was a true prayer warrior.
Marie was preceded in death by brothers: Wesley George, Wonts George, Norman George, Jr. Sisters: Lucille Carter, Ernestine (Johnson) Moorefield.
Marie is survived by a son, James A. (Wendy) Johnson, Florence, SC; three daughters: Geraldine George, Florence, SC; Rose (Richard) Jackson, Charlotte, NC; Gwendolyn Johnson, Hartsville, SC. A special sister, Susanna G. Hines. Six grandchildren: Orion George, Alanna (Ryan) Anthony, Cherelle (Rob) Romain, Baron George, Allynn-Richard Jackson, Chantelle Johnson. Three great-grandchildren: Sencire Jackson, Kamorra Taylor, and Kaleb George; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marie Johnson, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Marie Johnson
© 2021 Backus Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy