ELIZABETH P. JOHNSON (Age 85) "Betty"
On Thursday, September 26, 2013, of Annandale, VA. Daughter of the late Eugene Piggott and Ada Long; wife of the late Burton Johnson "Johnny"; mother of Mary Bryant, Gene Johnson, and Kimberly Strong (Bryan); sister of Jeanette Heim (Donald), grandmother of six; and great-grandmother, too. She will truly be missed by many relatives and friends. She lived her life without prejudice and happily gathered friends along the way like wildflowers. Betty was active in the church her whole life and inspired many with her simple faith. Her hobbies included gardening, bridge club, embroidery, dancing, scrapbooking, bird watching and reading. Betty enjoyed attending her grandchildren's activities and keeping up with their school news. She loved traveling; visiting the US, England, Germany and cruising with friends. She loved going to the theatre and ballet. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at St. Johns United Methodist Church, 5312 Backlick Rd. Springfield, VA 22151 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service following Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment following, Goose Creek Cemetery, 18215 Lincoln Rd. Lincoln, VA 20132 at 3 p.m. Memorial Contribution may be made in her honor to Virginia Civic Ballet, 11807 Molair Rd. Manassas, VA 20112 or St. Johns United Methodist Church, in Springfield, VA. Please view and sign the family guestbook at