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Sue Johnson

September 22, 1931 — October 26, 2021


Sue Winnie Wise Johnson, age 90, of Blair Wise Lane passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at her residence. She was born September 22, 1931 in Lincoln County to the late Blair and Lucy Self Wise.

Sue raised and supported a family in the Air Force where her husband served for 21 years. Lived from Rapid City, SD to Puerto Rico, to Tampa, Florida and Idaho. Settled back home and worked as a hair stylist at Elite Beauty Salon in Cherryville. She was a faithful member of Bethphage Lutheran Church, where she served in many capacities including choir member, Sunday School teacher, vacation church school, women of the church, and various committees. She also attended Bethel Lutheran as she was able. Sue was also a talented seamstress and enjoyed arts and crafts, as well as antique restoration.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Carroll Lee Johnson; and 8 siblings, Wade Wise, William Wise, Marshall Wise, Mary Wise Reems, Ruby Wise Leonhardt, R.B. Wise, Daphene Wise Hoffman, and Margaret Wise Duncan.

Survivors include her son, Michael Johnson and Frances of Crouse; daughter, Katheryn Hartzell of Morganton; and a granddaughter, Georgia Johnson.

Graveside services will be held at 4:00pm Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Bethphage Lutheran Church Cemetery with Rev. R. Frederick Mitschke officiating.

Memorials may be made to either Bethphage Lutheran Church at 3440 Hwy. 182, Lincolnton, NC 28092, Bethel Lutheran at 509 Long Shoals Rd. Lincolnton, NC 28092, or to Hospice of Lincoln County, 900 Dontia Dr. Lincolnton NC 28092.

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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bethphage Lutheran Church Cemetery

4061 NC-182, Lincolnton, NC 28092

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