Mace, Johnny (2009)

Obituary of Johnny Mace ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Johnny Mace, age 64 of Marion passed away Wednesday February 18, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Mace was born in Yancey County on March 2, 1944 and is the son of Luna Williams Mace of Marion and the late Ray Mace. He was a member of Faith Tabernacle and retired from Baxter Healthcare. His family will remember him as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Left to cherish Mr. Mace’s memory in addition to his mother is his wife Cynthia Kennington Mace of the home; two children, Jody Mace and Angie Mace, both of Marion; brother Michael Mace of Marion; sisters, Patricia Dockery of Marion and Brenda Singleton of Linville Falls, NC; four grandchildren: Skyler, Dallas, Cheyanna and Destiny; special friend and caregiver Traci Mitchum. Special friends Jessica Mace and Celesta Johnson.

A funeral service was held Friday February 20, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Harold Davis officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment was in McDowell Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to the Mace Family 231 Brookwood Drive Marion, NC 28752.

An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday February 25, 2008 Volume 15 #8