BARBARA KNOWLES JOHNSON Barbara Knowles Johnson of Wilmington, NC, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born July 29, 1938 in Wilmington the daughter of the late Joseph James Knowles and Cassie Elizabeth Spence Knowles. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Lee Johnson in 2007, and a granddaughter, Jamie Yopp Sessoms in 2011. Mrs. Johnson was a long time member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church. Surviving are five loving children, John Samuel Dempsey and wife Lori of Wilmington, NC, Deborah Dawson and husband Don of Wilmington, NC, Carla Hall and husband Tom of Hampstead, NC, Cheval Dempsey of Wilmington, NC, and Leigh Dempsey of Wilmington, NC; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and one sister, Jeri Taylor and husband Don of Wilmington, NC. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel by Rev. Brad Harrison. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 PM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wrightsboro Baptist Church.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Mar. 10 to Mar. 11, 2014