HENDERSONVILLE-Marcia Johnson passed away peacefully with family at her side on August 26, 2013 at the age of 89. She was a resident of Lake Pointe Landing. Marcia was born in Dowagiac, Michigan and grew up Elkhart, Indiana. In 1948 she married Chet Johnson and together they made their home in Westwood, New Jersey. Upon retirement in 1983 they moved to Hendersonville, North Carolina where they were active in the community.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Chet, and oldest son David, and two brothers, James and Richard Fawcett. Marcia is survived by her son Larry, daughter-in-law Maureen, grandchildren Kara, Brian and wife Leeann, Colin and wife Amy, great grandchildren Ava and Jack, and two special nieces, Laura Douglas and Luan Haynes. Marcia was a devoted wife and mother working tirelessly for many local organizations. She was a life member of the Shrine Ladies Auxiliary, a member of Phi Mu Sorority, Second Wind Hall of Fame, Grace Lutheran Church, and long time member and twice past president of the PEO Sisterhood. She was a remarkable woman, generous in spirit and loved by all who knew her. She will be greatly missed. All correspondence and arrangements are being handled by Thomas Shepherd & Sons Funeral Directors. Memorials can be sent to Shriners Childrens Hospital c/o Hendersonville Shrine Club, PO Box 1901, Hendersonville, NC 28793. A private memorial service will be held by the family.
Published in The Times-News on Sept. 6, 2013