Mary McLean Adkins Johnson, daughter of the late William and Mary Adkins, was born on September 14,1926. She departed this life at her residence on September 18, 2021.
Mary graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore, City in 1943. After high school, she matriculated at Hampton Institute (University) and received her bachelor's degree in Home Economics in 1947. While a student at Hampton, she met her future husband, Harold Ray Johnson – a fellow student from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mary and Harold Ray married on August 29, 1948. From this union, two daughters, Sharon Rae and Mary Rowena were born.
She leaves to cherish her memory: daughters Sharon R. Johnson and Mary R. Johnson, her brother-in-law Allen Meacham Sr., her nephew Allen Meacham Jr., her godson Marcus S. Simms, great-nephews, great-nieces, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Harold Ray Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.S., and sister, Erma Ann Meacham.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 11:30 am in the Chapel of the March Funeral Home-West, 4300 Wabash Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215; services will follow at noon. Interment at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery after the service. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Union Baptist Head Start Program, 1211 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21217.To view the service by webcast use https://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/viewer/61759
Published by Baltimore Sun on Oct. 10, 2021.