Minnie M. Johnson, 73

February 10, 2009

SEPT. 16, 1935-FEB. 7, 2009

Minnie Mae Smith Johnson, 73, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 16, 1935, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late George V. and Gladys E. Anderson Smith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Johnson.

She attended North Street School.

She was a self-employed beautician for many years.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, where she served as a choir member, Sunday school and youth worker, and communion steward, on the usher board, parsonage committee and kitchen committee, and was vice president of Willing Workers Club. She was a participant with United Methodist Women's Organization.

She is survived by two sons, Leroy S. Dotson and Antonio A. Dotson, both of Hagerstown; two brothers, Robert C. Smith and Edward L. Smith, both of Hagerstown; three sisters, Helen M. Bowers and Catherine B. Smith, both of Hagerstown, and Shirley V. Catoe of Bloomfield, N.J.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.


She was preceded in death by two daughters, Jacqueline M. Thompson and Pauline V. Smith; two sisters, Marlin A. Smith and Elizabeth P. Smith; and two brothers, George J. Smith and Jerry A. Smith.

Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Greater Campher Temple, King's Apostle Holiness Church, Hagerstown. The Rev. Sharon Gibson will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown.

Visitation will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, 155 N. Jonathan St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

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