Originally created 08/17/00

Mrs. Virginia Johnson



Mrs. Virginia Howell Johnson, 69, of West Kensington Drive, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Starling-Hatcher Funeral Home with the Revs. Greg Bentley, Monty Guice and Harold Richie officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Johnson, a native of Macon, had retired from Sky City and was a member of Open Door Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Wally Johnson; a son, James E. Howell Jr., Augusta; five daughters, Virginia Gaskill, Pat Williams, Barbara Baxley, Robin Diaz and Mickey Bentley, all of Augusta; four stepsons, David Johnson and Roger Johnson, both of Toccoa, Greg Johnson, Swainsboro, and Jerry Johnson, North Carolina; two stepdaughters, Loretta Pigg, Atlanta, and Melanie Smith, Clearwater; and 34 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Miguel Diaz, Chris Hensley, Stephen McNair, Jeff Miller, Tony McDonald and Johnny McDonald.

Friends may call at the funeral home.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.