Margaret Eleanor Wines Johnson, 97, of Warrenton, passed away on August 11, 2017, at Fauquier Hospital.
She was born on September 7, 1919, in Fauquier County, to the late Lemuel S. Wines Sr. and Ruth Estelle Wines. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Johnson Sr.
Mrs. Johnson’s first job was as a sales clerk for the former Jelleff’s Department Store in Washington, D.C. She then worked for many years as a bookkeeper at Western Auto in Warrenton and then as a sales clerk for Huff’s Florist. She was an active member of the Warrenton Baptist Church all of her life and enjoyed working with People Helping People and as a secretary and member of AARP. She also enjoyed attending the Christian Women’s Club.
Survivors include her son, William H. Johnson Jr. of Merritt Island, Fla.; her brother and his wife, Robert N. and Barbara Wines of Remington; her granddaughter and her husband, Sarah and Michael Thomas, and three great grandchildren, Ryan D. Thomas, Hannah M. Thomas and Gabriel Thomas.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug 16, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The service will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Warrenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warrenton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co., 167 W. Shirley Ave., Warrenton, Va. 20186.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com