Obituary for Frances E. Paige Johnson

Frances Elizabeth Paige Johnson, 96, of Winchester, VA, formerly of Reliance, VA, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at a local nursing home.

Mrs. Johnson was born April 4, 1916, in Milroy, PA, daughter of the late Walter and Eleanor Snook Gibboney.  She retired from Wayside Inn, Middletown, VA, and loved the Stephens City Senior Center where she had been honored as Volunteer of the Year.

She was married to the late Jay Paige and the late Gordon Johnson.

Surviving are four daughters, Helen Lake of Front Royal, VA, Carolyn Gregory of Middletown, VA, Judy Grim of Winchester, VA, and Deborah Mullenaux of Inwood, WV; a son, Jay Paige of Gerrardstown, WV; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 1:30 – 3:00 P.M. at the Enders & Shirley Funeral, 5095 Main St., Stephens City, VA followed by a procession to Reliance Cemetery for a graveside service with The Rev. Cameron P. Keyser and Rev. Bill Wade officiating.  Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Middletown Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 111, Middletown, VA  22645.

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