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Nancy Hearne Johnson  

Of Falls Church, Virginia, died of natural causes on January 10, 2019 at the age of 88, with her family by her side. Nancy was born in Portsmouth, Virginia and grew up in Cradock, Virginia. After graduating from Radford College she married her high school sweetheart and moved to Richmond, Virginia, where her only daughter was born. They soon kept moving north to the suburbs of Washington, DC but always lived this side of the river in Virginia. Her first husband Joseph O. Hearne III died in 1988. She remarried Jack Kenyon Johnson and he died in 2009. She was always a loving mother, and grand-mother. She provided the foundation for their passion for horses and supported their participation in equestrian sports. She loved their horses and was always an animal lover of all kinds. She supported The ASPCA, The National Federation for Wildlife and the Audubon Society. She had also been a community and political volunteer most of her life and enjoyed her faith in the Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter Robin Leigh Hearne Kockler; grand-daughter Courtney Nicole Kockler Jefferson. She will be missed by her kitty, Summer.
There will be a visitation on January 17, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at National Funeral Home, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042. The Funeral will be on January 18, 2019 at 11 a.m., at The Vale United Methodist Church, 11529 Vale Road, Oakton, Virginia 22124. The Committal Service will follow at the National Memorial Park, 7482 Lee Highway, Falls Church, Virginia 22042. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to the SPCA.

Published in The Washington Post from Jan. 13 to Jan. 16, 2019
Arrangements under the direction of:
National Funeral Home
7482 Lee Highway | Falls Church, VA 22042 | (703) 560-4400
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