Vernetta R. Johnson

Vernetta R. Johnson

Vernetta Rodney Johnson, age 92, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013.

Born November 26,1920 she was the daughter of Edwin V and Edna (Bobbie) Rodney. She graduated from the old Wilmington High School in 1938, and graduated first in her class as a Registered Nurse in 1941 from the Wilmington General Hospital School of Nursing. She retired from Atlas/ICI/AstraZeneca after 30 years of exemplary service. She was a member of the Christian Business Women's Association.

In addition to her parents, Vernetta was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde B. Johnson, her son, Terry R. Johnson and her sisters Geraldine Pierson and Doris Heeney and their husbands. She is survived by her son Randy V. Johnson (Jody) and her grandchildren, Tracy, Michael and Patch Johnson. Also Duke and Joan Pierson and their family. Our family is especially thankful for the loving care and companionship of her dedicated niece, Kim Pugh.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am at McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 on Saturday, August 24th. Friends are invited to call after 10 am. Burial will be private.

The Johnson Family would like to express their profound gratitude to the dedicated staff of the Chadds Ford Heartland Hospice Center for their incredible dedication and care for Vernetta. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Heartland for their wonderful commitment to the care of those in need. 5 Christy Dr. #103, Chadds Ford, PA 19317.


Funeral Home

McCrery & Harra Funeral Home
3924 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803
(302) 478-2204

Published in The News Journal from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2013