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Geraldine (Jerrie) Johnson

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 11:25 am

Geraldine (Jerrie) Johnson, 82, of Louisiana died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Maple Grove Lodge in Louisiana.

She was born Nov. 1, 1930 in Clarksville to Thetus and Beatrice (Bradshaw) Hickman. She married Allen Jo (Jack) Johnson on Oct. 19, 1950 in Louisiana. He preceded her in death Sept. 29, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Arthur A. (Andy) Johnson and son-in-law, Luke McCandless.

She is survived by a son, Allen  Johnson and wife, Terri of Mount Holly, N.C., daughter, Adrienne McCandless of Stanley, N.C., daughter-in-law, Renae Johnson of Louisiana,  two granddaughters, Amy Poyser of Louisiana, and Melinda McCandless of Stanley, N.C., a step grandson, Shane Lafferty of Wentzville, five great grandchildren, and many other relatives.

She attended school in Clarksville and then obtained her cosmetology license. She later worked in accounting and retail fashion sales. Jerrie excelled in quilting, sewing, and needlepoint, which she generously shared with family and friends.

She chose to be cremated and no services were held per her request.