Funeral services for Joan Johnson, 71 of North Augusta, South Carolina, were held Monday, December 27, 2021 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Adrian Bell officiating. Burial followed at Long Pond Cemetery in Montgomery County. She died Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Treutlen Health and Rehab in Soperton after an extended illness.
Miss Joan Johnson was a native of Mount Vernon and moved to Swainsboro in 1966. She was a 1968 graduate of Swainsboro High School and a 1972 graduate of Georgia Southern College in Statesboro, earning a B.A. in fashion merchandising. Miss Johnson was a buyer and fashion merchandiser for Neiman Marcus, Belk, Talbots, and Accessory Village. A member of Warren Baptist Church in Augusta, she was extremely fond of her fur babies, Barney, Jaycee, and Jake. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph E. “Joe” Johnson and Lena Currie Johnson; a brother, William Randall Johnson; and sister, Alice Johnson Phillips.
Her family includes two sisters, Mary Bridwell and husband John of North Augusta, South Carolina, and Karen Vereen and husband Van of Swainsboro; one brother, Richard Wayne Johnson and wife Charlotte of Griffin; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601, or to Long Pond Community Trust Fund, c/o Mark Manning, 3503 Highway 221 South, Mount Vernon, GA 30445.
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge of arrangements.