Joyce Lynn Johnson

September 24, 1945 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 76)

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Sumter, SC…Joyce Lynn Johnson, age 76, beloved wife of fifty-eight years to Gerald Alexander Johnson, died on Monday, December 27, 2021 at her residence.

Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Cleo Talmadge Johnson and Mary Kathleen Smith Johnson. Mrs. Johnson owned and operated a day care for many years. She was an active member of Westside Baptist Church, where she served in AWANA and worked at Westside Christian Academy. She enjoyed reading and crocheting but most of all, she enjoyed and loved her family. Mrs. Johnson will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Wayne Johnson and Donnie Johnson; and a sister, Linda Compton.

She was survived by her husband and her two children, Tracey J. Brunson (Johnny) and Scott Johnson (Chandra) all of Sumter; five grandchildren, Jessica Cayton (Justin), Karleigh Brunson, John “Trey” Brunson (Janna), Joshua Johnson, and Timothy Johnson; and four great grandchildren, Morgan and Easton Cayton and Bailey and Wyatt Brunson.

The memorial service planned for this Saturday, January 8, 2022 has been postposed and will be rescheduled at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Westside Baptist Church Building Fund, 554 Pinewood Road, Sumter, SC 29154 or to the Sumter SPCA, 1140 S. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.

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