Kathleen Johnson

MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Kathleen Holder Johnson, 90, of Mount Airy, passed away at Northern Hospital of Surry County Monday, July 29, 2013. She was born in Surry County on July 5, 1923, to the late Alex and Lula Byrd Holder. Mrs. Johnson retired from Spencer's after 47 years and was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Larry Dale and Donna Johnson of Roanoke, Va.; one granddaughter, Ashley Sylvester and her husband, Nick, of Moneta, Va.; and one great-grandchild, Vittora "Tori" Sylvester. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Harding; two sisters, Inez Massey and Lillian Lawrence; and four brothers, Ora, Gurney, Raymond and Woodrow Holder. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at Highland Park Baptist Church with Dr. Darrell Tate and the Rev. Grover Holder officiating. Entombment will follow at Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.


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Published in Mount Airy News from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2013