Bonnie H. Johnson
April 19, 1930 – December 19, 2016
Bonnie H. Johnson, age 86, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 19, 2016.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Copper Hill, VA on April 19, 1930, and was the daughter of the late Eldridge and Ethel Carr. She made her career as a licensed practical nurse with the Delaware State Hospital, retiring after 25 years of dedicated service to her patients.
An excellent quilter and seamstress, Mrs. Johnson handmade a number of quilts for the Ronald McDonald House and also crafted beautiful prom, wedding and bridesmaids dresses for family and close friends. She gave of her time and talents as a volunteer at Christiana Hospital and in Delaware City during election season. In her leisure time, Mrs. Johnson enjoyed travelling. “Mom Mom,” as she was fondly known by the residents of Delaware City, will be remembered for her kind and gentle nature and will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ralph O. Johnson; sons, Charles and Donald Johnson; brothers, Jack and Roy Carr; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Johnson; and dear friend, Ruth Moore. She is survived by her children, Thomas R. Johnson (Catherine), Carolyn J. Cole (Lee), Robert B. Johnson (Peggy Miller), Louise J. Brenner and Donna Carr, all of Delaware City; sisters, June Carr and Bernice Horn, both to Tazewell, VA; brother, Larry Carr (Peggy) of Cedar Bluff, VA; sisters-in-law, Deborah Carr of Smyrna and Esther Carr of Tazewell, VA; daughter-in-law, Mae Johnson of Port Penn; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandson.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 2 pm on Friday afternoon, December 23, 2016 in the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where a funeral service will be held at 2 pm. Interment will follow in the adjoining memorial park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.