Delma Rae Johnson: Nakina

1935 – 2016

    Delma Rae Johnson of Nakina, died Monday, Jan. 25 in the Liberty Commons Nursing Center, Whiteville. She was 80.
     Born Nov. 17, 1935 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late John Craven Ward and Beatrice Jenrette Ward.
    She is survived by her husband, David Paul Johnson of Nakina; two sonsm, Timothy Paul Johnson of Lemoore, California; Ronald Tracey Johnson of Memphis, Tennessee; one brother, John Colon Ward of Nakina; one sister, Joyce Robbin, of Nakina; and three grandchildren.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Mala Dare Long.
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, Tabor City, with burial following in the Ward Cemetery, Mooney Ford Road., Nakina. Family planned to receive friends during the hour prior tot he service in the chapel.
    A guest register is available here.

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