2008-09-24 / Obituaries

Virginia L. Johnson

Hancock, 82

Virginia Lee Johnson, 82, Hancock, Md., died Monday, September 22, 2008, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown.

Born October 23, 1925, in Big Cove Tannery, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Mamie Gordon Shoemaker and the widow of Paul Herbert Johnson Sr., who died September 24, 1983.

She was a homemaker and a member of Damascus Christian Church.

She is survived by two daughters: Rhodie ellen Allen and Penny Joann Cole, both of Hancock; two sons: Paul H. Johnson Jr. and Homer W. Johnson, both of Hancock; two sisters: Mary Miller, Hagerstown and Nellie Morgan, Newport, Pa.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters: Gladys Peck, Annie McDaid and Daisy Wishard; five brothers: Floyd, Lawrence Jr., Ray, Dale and Wallace Shoemaker.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 25, at 11:00 a.m., at Grove Funeral Home, hancock. Rev. Roger Truax will officiate. Burial will be in Damascus Cemetery, Big Cove Tannery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Damascus Christian Church, 199 E. Pittman Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

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