Margaret Westaway Johnson, age 90, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Tulsa, Okla. She was born in Carlsbad, New Mexico, where she grew up and attended school. She attended Texas State College for women, Denton, Texas, Colorado State College, University of New Mexico and graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. She moved to Duluth, Minnesota, in 1956, where she and her husband Albert lived for almost 50 years, and later moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma. Margaret was a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Duluth, Minnesota.
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She is survived by her brother, Joseph Vaughan Westaway, Macon, Georgia; two daughters: Kay George, Los Angeles, California, and Margaret "Peg" Johnson, Tulsa, Oklahoma; and one son, Richard Johnson, River Falls, Wisconsin; three grandsons: Justin Weathers, Weatherford, Oklahoma, Richy Johnson, Carlsbad, California, and Brandon "Brady" Johnson, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and one great-grandson, Nicholas Weathers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Mary Westaway; and her husband, Albert G. Johnson.
Those who knew and loved her will greatly miss her, but are grateful to have been part of her life. No services will be held at her request. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Clarehouse Hospice, 7617 S. Mingo Road, Tulsa, OK, 74133.
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Jan. 13, 2013