Johnson, Betty Jane England (2008)

Obituary of Betty Jane England Johnson ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Betty Jane England Johnson, 75, of Marion, was called Home to be with the Lord Thursday September 4, 2008 at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro, NC after a short illness.  She was born in Haywood County, NC to the late Clifton Lee England and Mollie Moody England.  She was the former owner of the Glen Alpine Family Care Home.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Johnson and a great granddaughter.

Surviving are one daughter Joyce Stevens and husband Freddy of Marion, NC; one son Danny Paul Johnson of Nebo, NC; one brother Clifton England and wife Evelyn of Hickory, NC; three sisters, Bobbie Queen of Nebo, NC, Mary Epley of Nebo, NC and Iris Hildebran of Eagle Lake, FL; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Ms. Johnson’s life was held at 2:00 PM on Saturday September 6, 2008 in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with Rev. Tommy Hensley officiating.

Burial followed at McDowell Memorial Park.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion will be assisting the family.

Words of comfort may be shared with the Johnson family at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday September 10, 2008 Volume 14 #36