Valerie Johnson “Val” Landon - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Valerie Johnson “Val” Landon

Valerie Johnson “Val” Landon, age 79, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 25, 2023.

Born in Chicago, IL, she was a daughter of the late Earl M. and Dolores W. Johnson. Valerie was a top producing Delaware Realtor for more than 40 years. She was originally employed by Harris Hanby Realtors in the mid 1970’s until 1981, at which time she joined Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate where she worked as an agent for 33 years. Valerie received many performance awards during her career. She loved to travel and visited many places throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

In addition to her parents, Valerie was preceded in death by her brothers, Bruce A. Johnson, and Frank J. Johnson. She is survived by her sons, John P. Landon and John’s partner Jennifer Boutin of Bear, and David M. Landon (Kirsten Hobson Landon) of Bear; siblings,  Dianne Fellinger (Larry) of Lingenhurst, IL, Dennis Johnson (Karen) of Phoenix, AZ, and Michelle Johnson of Anchorage, AK; cherished grandsons, Jake Landon, Sean Landon, Matthew Landon, and Kyle Landon; sisters-in-law, Roberta Taylor, Elaine Butts, and Mary Butts; brothers-in-law, Robert Butts, and Otto Taylor; and five wonderful nephews, one niece, and their families, Richard Johnson, Michael Johnson, Steven Johnson, Todd Johnson, Sonya Bilski, and Jason Taylor.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

Any family members or friends who are unable to attend the service for Val may live stream the service by clicking here.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Val’s memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 5014 Hagerstown, MD 21741 or online by clicking here, or to the charity of your choice.


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4 Condolences for Valerie Johnson “Val” Landon

  • Dave and John, so sorry for your loss. We have many fond memories of your mom.

  • Dave, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. There are no words that make it easy but now that if you always keep her memory alive she will always be with you. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish I could be there but unfortunately I have an appointment that I am unable to change.
    Cathy Rizzo Rhymes. One of your classmates from St. Mark’s

  • Having worked in Delaware for many years as a Realtor I remember Valerie as being a # 1 Realtor and a # 1 professional person ….

  • I was friends with Valerie back in the day in Sauganash in Chicago. We went to Queen’s together. I remember her as a fun-loving, classy lady. Rest in peace.