Rev. Dr. Kenneth M. Johnson

Notice of Death - Rev. Dr. Kenneth M. Johnson

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 1/15/2021 | Date of Birth: 2/11/1928; | Clergy
We have received word of the Friday, January 15, 2021 death of Rev. Kenneth Marshall Johnson at the Solace Center in Asheville, NC.  Ken is survived by his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Guyton Johnson; five children: Martha Lynn Ballard (husband Bruce), Kenneth Johnson Jr., the Rev. Robin Johnson of Yadkin Valley district (wife Dessie), Wesley Johnson, and Christopher Johnson; four grandchildren: Becky, Lee, Sarah, and Michael; and two great-grandchildren: Nathan and Lily.  A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, beginning at 6:45 pm, at First United Methodist Church, Waynesville, NC.  The service will be live-streamed at  The service will jointly honor Ken and Evelyn, as well as their son, Kenneth Jr., who died in November of 2021.  His body will lie in the Mausoleum of Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.  Memorial donations may be made to The Choir of First United Methodist Church of Waynesville, PO Box 838, Waynesville, NC 28786.
Rev. Dr. Johnson’s service history:
51 McKendree; 52 New Mt Vernon-Shady Grove; 55 Abo: West Bend; 60 WS: Oak Summit; 64 Avl: Asbury Mem; 67 WS: Green St; 70 WS: Green St/Exec Dir, Contact Min; 71 Cht: St Andrew's; 74 Mvl: Central; 77 Eden: Leaksville; 81 Ntn: First; 84 WS: Burkhead; 88 Sby: Aldersgate; 90 Gbo: Grace; 94 Retired.
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