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Jeannette Johnson

June 21, 1925 - August 28, 2008

Mrs. Jeannette ‘Miss Jeannette’ Askew Johnson, age 83 died at the Britthaven Nursing Home in Wilson on August 28, 2008. She was a native of Northampton County living in Lasker all her life. She was married to Harry Johnson in 1943 and to them was born three children. She was a member of the Lasker Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and nursery. Miss. Jeannette worked in the community thirty plus years as a beautician. She also worked at Mylcraft Manufacturing for fifteen years retiring in 1986. Miss. Jeannette enjoyed her family, her home place and gardening.

Preceding her in death are her mother and father, Mary Eva and Possie Askew, her husband, Harry Johnson, one daughter, Harriet Bullock and her son Heath, two sisters; Janie Lassiter and Leah Clarke, four brothers; Earl, Jimmy, Wilson and Wray Askew.

Survivors include two daughters; June Bridgers and her husband Freddie of Rocky Mount and Amy Parks and her husband Ronnie of Jackson, four grandchildren; Bryan Bridgers and his wife Georgie, Ashley, Shelly and Evan Parks. Also surviving are two great grandchildren, Brittany and Savannah Bridgers.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 30, 2008

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


the Chapel of Sykes Funeral Service in Rich Square, North Carolina

116 Short Street
Rich Square, NC 27869

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of Ronnie and Amy Parks, 183 Rehoboth Church Road in Jackson.

Service Information

Date: Sunday, August 31, 2008

Time: 3:00 pm


Lasker Cemetery

Well Street
Lasker, NC 27845

Rev. Tim Hopkins and Rev. Ricky Barnes will be officiating.

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