Christine Johnson

Published 3:39 pm Thursday, September 14, 2017

Christine Johnson, 85, of Mocksville, she died Sept. 9, 2017 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

She was born Aug. 31, 1932 in Mocksville to Charles Anderson and Alice Britton Anderson. She graduated from Davie County High School in 1950. She was united in marriage to Paul Edward Johnson in 1952. From their union, they were blessed with a son, Michael L. Johnson. Early in life, she was an enthusiastic contributor in her community and church. She was a lifelong member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Mocksville. She was passionate about serving those in need. Throughout her life she was active on committees in the church including the deaconess committee, Pastors aide committee, and Shiloh Baptist Church Choir, to name a few. For a number of years, she worked for Davie Social Services and the Davie County Schools. One of the things she will be remembered most for, are her delicious cakes and cookies. During her final days, she spent her time doing what she loved most, enjoying the fresh air under the protection of her guard dog, Keda.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and all 5 of her siblings.

Survivors: a son, Michael L. Johnson; daughter-in-law, Portia; 2 granddaughters, Erica and Alicia Johnson; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Anderson; and a host of relatives and friends.

Her funeral service was held Thursday,  Sept. 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville. The Rev. Dr. Donald Jenkins officiated and burial followed in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family received friends 30 minutes before the service.