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Marcia Hall Dever Johnson


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Marcia Hall Dever Johnson Obituary
Johnson, Marcia Hall Dever,

of Louisville, passed away Sept. 21, 2017. She was 80.

Born Feb. 26, 1937 in Bethlehem, Ky., she was a middle school teacher for 20 years and an Elite Executive Director with BeautiControl, Inc. for more than 30 years.

Johnson was a longtime member of St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville, where she sang in the choir and had served as a deacon. She was beloved by her family, many friends, church family and the BeautiControl family.

A graduate of Pleasureville (Ky.) High School, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in music at Georgetown College and a Master of Education from the University of Virginia.

Johnson was preceded in death by her first husband, John Preston Dever, of Louisville; a son, Barry Hilton Dever Sr., of Louisville; mother, Naomi Hankins Hall; father, Hilton P. Hall; and sister, Leona Stivers.

She is survived by her husband, Wesley H. Johnson, of Louisville; daughter, Michelle Dever Deaton (Todd Deaton), of Crestwood, Ky.; daughter-in-law, Wendy Dever, of Gainesville, Fla.; three grandchildren, Laura Deaton, Caleb Deaton, and Barry Dever, Jr; and sister, Violet Thurmond, Edgewood, Ky.

Funeral Service 11 am Monday at St. Matthews Baptist Church, 3515 Grandview Avenue, with burial to follow at Louisville Memorial Gardens East. Visitation 2-4 pm Sunday at Pearson's, 149 Breckenridge Lane.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Sept. 23 to Sept. 25, 2017
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