Vida Mae Narramore Johnson
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9/13/1933 – 7-11-2014
Vida Mae Johnson, 80, of Jones Street, passed away on July 11, 2014 at Lakeview Christian Home of the Southwest. The family will hold a Memorial service at 2 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Lakeview Christian Home with Chaplain Terry McKean officiating. Interment will follow at Carlsbad Cemetery (old section). Cremation has taken place under the direction of West Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed at westfuneralhomellc.com
Vida Mae Narramore Johnson was born to Roy and Viola (Page) Narramore on August 13, 1933 in Carlsbad. She was raised in Carlsbad and graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1951.
Vida Mae Narramore and Thomas A. Johnson were married on May 11, 1951 in Carlsbad. For many years they moved throughout the USA but settled in Flagstaff, AZ in 1960. They returned to Carlsbad in 1981.
While living in Flagstaff, Vida Mae worked for both S & H Green Stamps and a local bakery/café as a waitress. She loved fishing, camping and spending time with her grandchildren. She was also a member of First Assembly of God Church.
Vida Mae is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leroy Narramore; daughter-in-law, Naomi Johnson; and granddaughter, Sonia Hepler.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas Johnson; son, Tommy Lee Johnson; and daughter, Sandra Kay Hynes, all of Carlsbad; 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Vida had been a resident of Lakeview Christian Home for the last 3 years and the family would like to thank the staff there for the outstanding care they provided.
West Funeral Home
401 North Guadalupe Street Carlsbad, NM 88220
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on July 16, 2014