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Jo Johnson

August 3, 1948 — March 15, 2022

Jo Ann Johnson, 73, of Forest Hill, WV, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Chesapeake, VA, with her daughter and son by her side.

Born August 3, 1948 in Marksville, LA, she was the daughter of the late Rufus and Mildred Marie Smith Bearden.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Thomas Johnson; daughter, Penny Johnson; grandson, Andrew Johnson, sisters; Melba Maes and Virginia Mansfield and brothers, Pete, Donnie, and Wayne Bearden.

Jo Ann loved the Lord, her husband, children, grandchildren, and BINGO! She was a loving caregiver to her mother and daughter throughout their long illnesses.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children, David Lee Johnson and wife Marilyn of Lady Lake, FL, Mary Jo Harper and fiancé James Smith Jr. of Chesapeake, VA and James Keith Johnson and wife Melanie of Chesapeake, VA; five grandchildren, Brittany Johnson, Corey Harper, Taylor Johnson,

Cameron Harper, and Carly Harper; one great grandson, Salem Williams and two sisters, Rose Babb of Harbinger, NC and June Bearden of Greensboro, North Carolina.

A private family service and burial with her husband will take place at the High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill, WV.

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