Obituary: Martha E. Johnson

September 24, 1936 – October 13, 2020

Martha E. Johnson, 84, of Bedford, passed away on October 13, 2020 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

Born on September 24, 1936, in Lawrence County she was the daughter of Luther and Josie (Younger) Brinegar. She married Raymond Johnson on November 12, 1972 in Lawrence County and he survives.

Martha was a graduate of Shawswick High School with the class of 1954. She had been employed at Jester Department Store, RCA and retired from Visteon. She was a member of the Erie United Methodist Church and the Ladies UMW Society.

Surviving to cherish the memory of Martha are: her husband, Raymond; a sister, Mary Lawson of Radcliff, KY; brother, George Brinegar of Bedford; 2 nieces, Linda Randolph of Bedford and Beth Ann Lawson of Florida.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Josie Brinegar; and sister-in-law, Marcia Brinegar.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 16 th at 11am at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne- George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with Pastor Andrew Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Bedford. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 15th from 4-7 pm, at the Ferguson- Lee Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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