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Nancy Allgood Johnson

Obituary for Nancy Allgood Johnson

September 22, 1914 - July 24, 2017
Liberty, South Carolina | Age 102


Nancy Allgood Johnson, age 102, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at her home.

Born September 22, 1914 in Anderson County, Mrs. Johnson was the daughter of James Edward Allgood, Sr., M.D. and Ruth Thompson Allgood. She was the widow of Albert L. Johnson, Jr. and lived most of her life in Liberty.

A 1934 graduate of Winthrop College in Intermediate Education, she played the viola in the Winthrop Symphony Orchestra and later in the Anderson Symphony. She did post graduate work at the College of William and Mary. Mrs. Johnson taught in the public schools of Anderson County and Liberty and gave private piano lessons.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her youngest son, Michael Allgood Johnson, Sr.; her brother, James Edward Allgood, Jr., M.D., and sisters, Catharine Allgood Young and Isabel Ruth Hunt.

She is survived by two sons, Albert L. Johnson, III and James Edward Johnson, Sr. (Adelaide) of Greenville; a daughter-in-law, Tammy Kiser Johnson of Greenville; six grandchildren, James Edward Johnson, Jr (Carrie), Jennie Johnson Carrington (Lindsay), Michael Allgood Johnson, Jr., Caroline Lillie Johnson, Tucker Albert Johnson, and John Loftin (Jack) Johnson; and five great-grandchildren, Katherine Adelaide Johnson, Josephine Kendrick Johnson, James Edward Johnson, III, Samuel Capers Carrington, and Frances Adelaide Carrington.

Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Liberty United Methodist Church where she was assistant organist and president of the United Methodist Women. She was a member of the Lillie Kinard Johnson Sunday School Class for over sixty years. Mrs. Johnson was a charter member (1937) and past president of the Liberty Woman's Club, Regent of the Fort Prince George Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and a member of the Crescent Music Club in Greenville where she was a recipient of the "Rose Fay Thomas" award.

Mrs. Johnson enjoyed bridge and for over sixty years was a member of the Thursday afternoon bridge club. For sixty-two years she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary faithfully selling poppies each Memorial Day.

Her family especially extends their deep and heartfelt appreciation to Ann Merritt for her loving care and friendship over the past ten years.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Friday at Liberty United Methodist Church conducted by the Reverend Michael Goldston. A graveside burial service will follow at Westview Cemetery in Liberty.

The family will receive friends from 6:30PM to 8:00PM Thursday evening at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown Easley and also from Noon until 12:45 PM Friday at Liberty United Methodist Church.

Pallbearers will be the Honorable Kinard Johnson, Jr., James E. Johnson, Jr., Michael A. Johnson, Jr., Tucker A. Johnson, John L. (Jack) Johnson, and Jennings Farr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Liberty United Methodist Church, 310 Mae Street, Liberty, S.C. 29657.

Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown Easley is in charge of the arrangements.

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