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Mildred (Thornton) Johnson

November 5, 1934 ~ July 6, 2022 (age 87)


Mildred Thornton Johnson, 87, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, NC. Mrs. Johnson was born in Daytona Beach, Florida on November 5, 1934 to the late Burwell Thornton and Mildred Fentress Felton.

She worked many years in nursing and in later years did real estate. She was a graduate and alumni from Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing. She was a resident of Mount Desert, Maine and lived her whole life in Highlands at the home her family built and established many years ago. 

Mildred loved life and she lived it to the fullest. 

Survivors include her children, Maynard Johnson and his wife, Susan of San Diego, CA, Lewis B. Johnson and his wife, Cindi of Long Island, New York, and Shannon E. Johnson of Philadelphia, Pa.; three grandchildren, Elise L. Johnson, Derek R. Johnson and his wife, Debra, and Chelsea V. Johnson. 

In addition to her parents, Mildred was preceded in death by a sister, Marion Blackman. 

A private graveside service will be held in the Highlands Memorial Park.

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