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Celebrating the life of....Rosie Lee Johnson

Family Gathering: 102 Barrington Street

Thomasville, NC 27360

Public Visitation: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

1:00 - 6:00 pm

S.E. Thomas Funeral & Cremation Services

Graveside Service: Thursday, August 13, 2020

11:00 am

Carolina Biblical Gardens

5710 Riverdale Drive

Jamestown, NC 27282

The Obituary

Rosie Lee Johnson passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 9, 2020, at Hinkle House Hospice of Davidson County.

She was born February 15, 1937 in Hogansville, Georgia to the late Jessie and Ollie Johnson. Rosie attended Church Street School, and graduated in 1955. She received a BA degree from Shaw University in 1959.

She lived in Washington, DC for more than 35 years. While there, Rosie was an active member of Allen Chapel AME Church, where she served on several ministries.

She retired with 30 years of service from the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, in Alexandria, Virginia. In 1998, she returned to her hometown of Thomasville, and began working at Central United Methodist Church. She was a dedicated member and served on several committees.

Rosie loved her family, friends and especially loved children. She assisted with raising a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings. Left behind to cherish her loving memories: her sister Margaret Abrams, goddaughters, nieces, nephews, friends, and host of other relatives and lifelong friends.

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