Originally created 09/16/99

Mrs. Nancy Johnson



CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mrs. Nancy Beck Johnson, 64, of 661 Hempstead Place, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Carolinas Medical Center.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, with Dr. Raymond D. Scott officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today in Westover Cemetery, Augusta.

Mrs. Johnson, a native of Lexington, was a 1956 graduate of Wake Forest University. A resident of Augusta for 19 years before moving to Charlotte in 1980, she was active in Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church and the Junior League. She was a member of Wood Valley Garden Club and the Bridge Club. She and her husband held the Wake Forest Masters Party from 1974 until they moved to Charlotte. In Charlotte, Mrs. Johnson was a volunteer and president of Winghaven Society and was associated with Crescent Collection. She was a member of Merry Mints Garden Club.

The family said Mrs. Johnson was a devoted, unselfish and loving wife and mother. She loved gardening and antiques.

Survivors include her husband, James E. Johnson Jr.; a son, James E. Johnson III, Little Rock, Ark.; two daughters, Anne Johnson Bolt, Little River, S.C., and Jane Johnston White, Winston-Salem; her father, Donald Beck, Lexington; and a sister, Anne Bevan, Lexington.

Pallbearers will be John M. Belk, Cliff C. Cameron, Stuart Dickson, Beverly F. Dolan, Cameron M. Harris, John W. Harris, Torrence E. Hemby, Louis L. Rose and Edward I. Weisinger.

Memorials may be made to the Nancy Johnson Fund at Wake Forest University, P.O. Box 7227, Reynolds Station, Winston-Salem, NC 27109; or to Carolinas HealthCare Foundation for Research in Pulmonary Medicine, P.O. Box 3286, Charlotte, NC 28232.

Harry and Bryant Co. is in charge of arrangements. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Telfair Street, Augusta, is in charge of local arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 16, 1999