Viola Johnson

Obituary of Viola Loveline Johnson

A Time of Rest Viola Loveline Johnson, daughter of Sallie Trent Johnson and Daniel Johnson, Jr. She was born in Cumberland, Virginia on February 9, 1927 and entered rest on August 31, 2019 in Paramus, NJ. At an early age Viola was baptized and joined Rocky Mount Baptist Church, she later attended Messiah Baptist Church of East Orange, NJ where she resided. Viola graduated from Cumberland Training School and later taught at Stoney Point Elementary School for 2 years. She furthered her education and received an Associates degree at Drake College in NJ. She was employed as an administrative assistant until her retirement. She was a loving, caring and hardworking individual. She always helped those in need. Never needed to ask for help, she just did her part to help whenever the need arose. Viola leaves to cherish in her memory sister, Charlotte Johnson; nieces, Marion Taylor, Janice Sutton, Lillian Reaves, Adah Askew, Grace Ferrell, and Mary Johnson; nephews, Earl Dickerson, Robert Johnson, Herman Johnson, and Stanley Johnson; great nephews, Kevin Sledge and Gaylord Sledge; great niece, Allison Ferrell; sister-in-law; Lottie Johnson; and a host of great nieces, great nephews, other relatives, and friends. From the words of the Apostle Paul: For I am ready being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, 7 I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day-and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing 2 Timothy 4:6-8, NIV.
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Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Rocky Mount Baptist Church
919 Stoney Point Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

Johnson Family Cemetery
Davenport Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States
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