Joyce Johnson

Published 11:03 am Thursday, November 9, 2017

WILMINGTON, NC – Joyce Johnson of Wilmington, passed away November 7, 2017.

She was born to Willis Henry Swinson and Lily Kornegay on June 16, 1929 in Duplin County, NC.

Joyce lived in Newnan, Georgia for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Newnan. She was a charter Member of the Kiwanis Club of Coweta County. She was an active member of the LakeHills Bridge Club and the Jeanette Barron Sunday School Class; past president of the LakeHills Garden Club; and a member of the Eastern Airline Pilot Wives Club.


In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her six siblings.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin Bernard Johnson Jr.; son, Marvin B. Johnson III; daughters, Cynthia Joy Johnson and Candace Gay Johnson; and grandchildren, Jacob Hamilton Moore, Swinson Matthews Moore, Caitlin Christine Johnson, and Catherine Lillian Johnson.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Roberts Chapel Cemetery, 2617 Britton Road, Pendleton, NC 27862.

A memorial service will be held in Newnan, Georgia at a date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Baptist Children’s Home of North Carolina in Thomasville, NC. You can donate at or by mail to Baptist Children’s Homes of NC P.O. Box 338 Thomasville, NC 27361-0338

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A service of Quinn McGowen Funeral Home and Askew Funeral & Cremation Services.