In Memory

Carol Johnson (Hyman)

Carol Johnson (Hyman)

Mary Carol Johnson
DURHAM — Mary Carol Johnson, 67, passed away on Monday, December 2, 2013, at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham, N.C. Born on April 24, 1946, Ms. Johnson was the daughter of the late Albert Richard and Edith Arnold Johnson. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and a long-time resident of Durham.

Carol is survived by her brother, Al Johnson and wife Alice Ann of Greensboro, N.C.; her niece, Edie Johnson and husband, Jason Overall and their son James of Knoxville, Tenn.; her nephew, Andy Johnson, his wife Michaella and their daughters, Emma Lee, Kerri and Dorothy of Macon, Ga.

During her professional career, Carol worked as a social worker, was employed by the Girl Scouts of America and ended her career with the Durham County Public Schools. She enjoyed beach vacations, her dogs (Benji, Jake and Josh), church activities, and home decorating.

The family would like to express deep appreciation to Pastor Marilyn Hedgepeth, the wonderful network of faithful friends from First Presbyterian Church as well as caregiver and dedicated friend Rena Pinnix who supported Carol in recent years.

A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main St., Durham, NC 27701. A reception will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to First Presbyterian Church of Durham.
Arrangements for the Johnson family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences at 

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04/10/14 04:28 PM #1    

Billie Spruill (Best)

I remember Carol as a very witty young lady.   I think she was in the MYF at Queen St. while a group from our class attended events.   Carol Johnson waxed and buffed her shoes every single night!!  Happily I was able to chat with Carol and Tommy Alexander at our 20th or 25th reunion, then saw her again at our 40th.   What a wonderful lady!  I am not surprised that she had a career as a Social Worker because she was such a people person.   Love,  Billie


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