Virginia Dee (Hart) Johnson, 89, formerly of McPherson, passed away Monday, July 23, 2018, in Ellicott City, Md.  She was a homemaker and a former resident of Pharr, Texas and Kansas City, Mo..

She was born May 10, 1929, in Three Sands, OK, the daughter of Leonard and Neta (Pierce) Hart. 

 She spent her younger years in McPherson and graduated from McPherson High School.

On Oct. 31, 1948, she married Howard Leon Johnson.  They had two children, Ronald and Vickie.  Howard preceded Virginia in death on Nov. 27, 2014.

Survivors include: a daughter, Vickie Beck (Scott) of Woodstock, Md.; grandchildren and spouses, Heather Beck and Shawn Kettering of Ellicott City, Md.; Sara Beck and Park Chisolm of Nashville, Tenn., and Daryl and Amy Irsik of Kearney, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Magnolia Chisolm, Jona Josephine Chisolm, Mathis Beck Kettering, Ethan Irsik, Eli Irsik, and Eden Irsik; brother-in-law, Willie Johnson (Evie) of McPherson; sister-in-law, Dollie Johnson of Rockvale, Tenn. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Ronald, and a brother, Neal Hart. 

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow in McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.  

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