Nancy Lee Johnson

Born in Ossian, Indiana on June 21, 1948

Departed on April 6, 2016 and resided in Greenbrier, Tennessee

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Nancy Lee Johnson, age 67 of Greenbrier, TN and formerly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away on April 6, 2016 surrounded by her family.

Mom was born on June 21, 1948 in Ossian, Indiana to the late Joseph and Betty Hudson Clark. Mom lived to give, not only did she take care of her husband, but she was a Sunday School teacher, organizer for the Dorcus Room at First Baptist of Greenbrier, and an active member of the church. She was a part of the Historical Society in Greenbrier and served as a member and Librarian. She always took place in the “Turning of the Pig” and “Autumn in the Brier.”

She love to golf and tried to get in 9 holes where ever she traveled. She also loved to make people happy. She was a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant for over 20 years and made people feel beautiful inside and out. She loved to care for the elderly by bring meals and just sitting and talking with them.

Mom was a loving, sincere, unselfish, funny and charismatic person. She will forever be known as a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson is preceded in death by her sister, Jill Clark.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 37 years, Steven Lee Johnson; daughter, Angela (Paul) Daugherty; son, Mark Edwin Johnson; grandchildren, William Zachary Daugherty and Autumn Marie Rose Daugherty and siblings, Jeff (Cindy) Clark and Terry (Deb) Clark.

A Life Celebration will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Springfield Funeral Home with Brother Nathan Washbur, burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4:00 – 8:00pm then again on Sunday from 12:00pm until the time of service at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society: PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK  73123 and to the Greenbrier Historical Society:  PO Box 695 Greenbrier, TN 37073

These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172 615-384-5437

6 Comments to Nancy Lee Johnson

  1. Shelia Tope
    April 8, 2016 6:14 pm

    Rest in peace my friend. You will be missed everyday. My heart breaks. You were a special lady. Love you kitty women. Meow meow

  2. Barbara Crain
    April 9, 2016 12:12 pm

    I miss her working with me at the Greenbrier Historical Society Library. We would spend time talking after my shift was over and when her shift began. Most of that time was spent laughing. She had such a wonderful upbeat attitude about life and made you feel uplifted when you left her. She filled so many roles (mostly giving ones) that she is going to be greatly missed by lots of people. I’m going to miss my Hoosier friend tremendously.

  3. Barbara Crain
    April 9, 2016 12:14 pm

    I don’t know what you want in this box. My comment is above.

  4. Linda Huff
    April 9, 2016 1:53 pm

    A true friend through thick and thin. A community and church volunteer. A believer who spoke of “God’s timing” to impatient me so often. We became friends years ago on a church bus outing, but it was the last four years after my surgery when she dropped by and said “can I help?” and we really became friends. She was patient and kind with everyone she met and what you saw with her was what you got. No phoniness or pretense. Next to me, she was also the most frugal person I ever met. In her car one day waiting for a long, long train she turned her car off while we waited. I was amazed and thought I was the only one who did that. I believe that cemented my admiration of her totally. I will miss calling her, dropping in unannounced and most of all her calm, gentle kindness to all members of my family.

  5. Jessie
    April 9, 2016 1:59 pm

    She was a great neighbor. she will be missed.

  6. M.Graziano
    April 13, 2016 8:46 am

    I want to express my sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. Our family has also gone thru this experience recently. One thing that brought us comfort and hope is the promise found in God’s word, the Bible. Revelations 21:3,4 says that God will “wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no moré”. What a wonderful promise, and we can trust in it, because God does not lie.
    It is my sincere hope that these words bring hope and comfort to your family as it did to our.

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