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Mildred Loper Johnson-Wright

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Mildred Loper Johnson-Wright

AGE: 84 • Newark

Mildred Loper Johnson-Wright, age 84, of Newark, DE, formerly of Chadds Ford, PA, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, January 16, 2016. Mildred had served as CEO of Octavia Hill Assoc in Philadelphia. She loved being involved in the community. Mildred was a Red Cross volunteer and member of Newark Senior Center. She enjoyed traveling extensively. Mildred was proud to be the cousin of Edwin Loper who was a prominent Delaware artist.

Mildred is survived by 2 daughters, Deborah Johnson-Hargrove and Harolena Johnson; son, Warren Johnson; 8 grandchildren: Nicholas, Michael, Shawn, Shonta, Tiana, Turquoise, Jordon and Jarred; a host of great grandchildren; and sister, Lillian Loper. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Loper and Etta Grinnage; husband, William E. "Sonny" Wright; 5 brothers; and 4 sisters.

A visitation will be held Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 9:30-10:30 AM in the Union United Methodist Church, 345 School Bell Rd., Bear, DE 19701 followed by a service in celebration of Mildred's life at 11 AM. Burial will follow in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on Jan. 24, 2016
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