Elizabeth Rich Johnson passed away on November 14, 2017. She was born near Wallace, NC, the daughter of the late William Charlie and Lucy Dale Rich. Her husband, John E. Johnson and brother Robert D. (Bobby) Rich preceded her in death.
Elizabeth graduated from Clement High School (now Wallace-Rose Hill) and after her marriage lived in Greensboro, NC for a number of years. The family moved to Wilmington in 1969 and she worked for Coastal Lighting Supply Company for 21 years. She was a former member of Little Chapel on the Boardwalk Presbyterian Church and most recently Long Leaf Baptist Church. She was also a member of Goldenrod Chapter No. 142, Order of the Eastern Star since 1979.
Surviving are two sons, Charles Edison (Eddie) & wife Sharon, of Rocky Point; and John Randall, Sr. & wife Cindy of Hampstead; one daughter, Sharon Autry & husband Jackie; grandchildren, Jeremy, April, Sarah, and John Randall Johnson, II and Joshua Autry; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Cole Johnson.
A visitation will be held 1:00PM Friday, November 17, 2017 at Quinn McGowen Wilmington Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 2:00PM. Mr. Jim Coates will officiate.
Following the service, a burial will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers are Jeremy Johnson, Alex Quate, Jacob Johnson, John Randall Johnson Jr., Cole Johnson, Joshua Autry, and Jackie Autry.
The family would like to thank Caring Senior Service for their love and care during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice or the charity of your choice.
Condolences and shared memories may be sent to the family by selecting "Guestbook" above.
Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Wilmington
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SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS SHARON,EDDIE,AND RANDY SHE WAS A VERY NICE LADY. MY DAD DIED IN FEB.I KNOW THE FEELING.TAKE CARE YALL
Submitted by Darryl Bennett on Nov 18 2017 10:53:17 AM
I have fond memories of your mother, from Greensboro and Wilmington. Sending good thoughts and prayers as you go through this transition as well as the holidays. ❤️
Submitted by Sharon Gray on Nov 16 2017 10:46:37 AM
TO THE FAMILY OF ELIZABETH RICH JOHNSON. I AM SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. PLEASE KNOW THAT OUR HEAVENLY FATHER JEHOVAH GOD IS AWARE OF YOUR PAIN AND HE DEEPLY CARES ABOUT YOU FOR HE EXPERIENCED THE DEATH OF HIS SON CHRIST JESUS. 2 CORINTHIANS 1:3,4. THEIR DESIRE IS TO REUNITE US WITH OUR DECEASED LOVED ONES AGAIN BY MEANS OF A RESURRECTION TO LIFE HERE ON A BEAUTIFUL PARADISE EARTH WHERE SICKNES, OLD AGE, PAIN & DEATH WILL BE NO MORE. REVELATION 21:3-5; JOHN 5:28,29; PSALMS 37:10,11,& 29. MAY YOU CHERISH THE MEMORIES YOU HAVE OF YOUR LOVED ONE UNTIL THAT TIME. PLEASE ACCEPT MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES.
Submitted by J.Y. SMITH on Nov 16 2017 08:37:26 AM
Sherri, Eddie and Randy, I am so sorry and dad to hear this. Altho I can't be there I will be there in thought and prayer. I love y'all.
Submitted by Karen Johnson on Nov 15 2017 10:11:33 PM
Sharon, So sorry for your loss. Carl and I will be thinking of you during this time of sorrow.
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