Gertrude Creech Johnson

March 16, 2013 

Gertrude Creech Johnson, 86, of Middlesex passed away Friday.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Monday at Middlesex Baptist Church, 11490 W. Stewart Street, Middlesex. Interment will follow in Hollywood Cemetery. The Rev. Steve McCart and the Rev. Roy Jernigan will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway and other times at the home.

Gertrude was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and friend. She will be thought of often and remembered with joy.

Gertrude is survived by her husband, Willie Junior Johnson of the home; her daughter, Patricia Lynn Webb and husband, Joe of Saratoga; her sons, James Earl “Bucky” Johnson and wife, Jerri of Middlesex, and Donald Ray Johnson of Goldsboro; her grandchildren, Laura Barnhill and husband John, Brandon Webb and wife, Jessica, Tim Webb and wife, Meredith, Michael Johnson and wife, Caroline, Matthew Johnson, Jeff Currie, Jeremy Currie and Jason Currie and wife, Allison; her great-grandchildren, Evan and Colby Barnhill, and Tuck, Willow and Turner Webb; her sisters, Adell Gardner of Wilson, Daisy Watkins of Wake Forest and Clara Donahoe and husband, James of Pink Hill; her brother Carl Bryant Creech and wife, Anna of Wendell and her sister-in-law, Rochelle Creech of Wendell.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Kay Johnson; her parents, Olif and Mender Belle Creech; sister, Genobes Hocutt, Nova Henley, Winona Meacombs; her brothers, Linwood Creech and L.Z. Creech; her step-mother, Maybell Price Creech and her step-sister, Kaye Nowell.

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