Jacquelyn "Jackie" Clarke Johnson, of Prince George County, died suddenly on July 4, 2013. Jackie was born in Dinwiddie County. She was the youngest daughter of the late Edgar and Clara Clarke. Mrs. Johnson graduated from Longwood College and pursued her teaching career for many years in Surry, Sussex, Newport News, Dinwiddie and Petersburg. Her passion for reading touched the lives of many students.
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After her retirement, Jackie had a full life. Her activities included traveling and involvement with the Dinwiddie Chapter of the Retired Teachers Organization. She was also a devoted member of her church, Christ and Grace Episcopal. She was an avid Petersburg Generals baseball fan.
She is predeceased by her sisters: Kathleen Beville, Marjorie White, Lucille Lucas; a brother, E.A. Clarke Jr.; and a niece, Debbie Martin.
She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Robert "Bob" Webb Johnson; sister, Virginia Stables Kaiser; brother-in-law, Pegram Johnson III; sisters-in-law, Kevan Johnson (Michael), and Lottie Clarke; eight nieces, Linda Stables, Connie Bennett, Susan Mears, Peggy Shoemaker, Donna Trevey, Bonnie Poole, Kathy Lee and Sara Johnson; five nephews, Meredith and Jerry White, Sonny Clarke, Steve Beville and Matthew Johnson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Petersburg Chapel of J.T. Morriss and Son Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Christ and Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, with the Rev. David Teschner, officiating. Interment will follow in the church memorial garden. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Christ and Grace Episcopal Church or to Children's Hospital of Richmond. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from July 6 to July 7, 2013