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Mrs. Shirley Ann (Walker) Johnson

October 5, 1938 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 81)

Obituary

Mrs. Shirley Ann Walker Johnson age 81 transitioned from labor to reward on August 20, 2020 while being cared for at Peak Resources, Graham, NC.  Mrs. Shirley was the daughter of Mr. Archie Walker and Mrs. Viola Vanhook Walker both now deceased.  She was married to the late Mr. James Weldon Johnson.  Mrs. Shirley was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend.

She loved to walk, read, taking care of kids, not only her own but the kids in the neighborhood as well.  Mrs. Shirley loved good music, all types.  She really enjoyed the soulful voice of Lou Rawls and the lyrics to “Always and Forever” by Heatwave.  

Her life and legacy will be forever cherished in the hearts of her five sons, Victor M. Johnson (Callista), Rev. James Dewitt Johnson (Lorene), Steven R. Johnson (Antoinette Marie), Jay Van Johnson (Talley) and Gary L. Johnson; 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 brother, James L. Walker and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

  Mrs. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; 1 son, Doug Johnson;1 sister, Christine Walker Day and 1 brother, Archie Walker, Jr.

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
August 25, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
Wednesday
August 26, 2020

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 26, 2020

12:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Video is available for this event


Burial

North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217

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