FOREST CITY-Marie Waters Johnson, 85, of Harris Henrietta Road, Forest City, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center.
A native of Rutherford County, she was born on Aug. 3, 1927, a daughter of the late John Newton and Susan Elenore Hames Waters. She was a retired supervisor with Cone Mills Cliffside Plant, and a member of Cliffside Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Reid Johnson; and a brother, Robert Waters.
She is survived by one sister, Sarah Waters Russ of Shelby; three sisters-in-law, Carolyn G. Waters, Ruby Parris and husband Leory, and Colleen Johnson; and nieces and nephews, Lisa Carter, Phillip Russ, David Waters, Pat Johnson, Peggy Hamrick, Joanne Fasolino, and Susan Carter.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Cliffside Baptist Church, and at other times at the home of Sarah Russ, 1230 Westwood Drive, Shelby.
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Cliffside Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Larry Fleming
Burial: Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery, following the service
Funeral Home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Johnson family
Memorials: May be made to Cliffside Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 336 Cliffside, N.C. 28024
A guest register is available at www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com