December 19, 1958 - August 30, 2022
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Laurie J. Johnson
December 19, 1958 – August 30, 2022
Virginia Beach- Laurie J. Johnson, age 63, passed away peacefully with her husband DJ by her side after battling pneumonia. Laurie was born in Washington, DC on December 19, 1958.
Laurie is survived by her husband, Dennis Johnson, her children Denise Hinkley (Doug), Dennis Johnson, Jr. (Emily), Rachel Hodnette (Willie), siblings Sandra Maines, Diane Newport (Gene), Anita Harris (Curtis), her nephew Nolan Davis (Michelle), and her grandchildren Jenna Hamilton, Dylan Hamilton, and Aiden Johnson. Laurie is preceded in death by her parents, Doris Marchuk and William Maines and grandmother Blanche Lewis. ,
Laurie joined the Air Force on December 3, 1977 and gave birth to her daughter Denise in October of 1978. Laurie was honorably discharged on May 18, 1979 to raise her daughter. Laurie spent the next 12 years supporting and raising Denise, building a special mother-daughter bond that would last forever.
Laurie met DJ and fell in love, married on June 16, 1990 in McLean, Virginia. Laurie and DJ spent the next 32 years living happily together.
Laurie spent several years working in flower shops, with her love for flowers. Laurie worked as an Office Manager, retiring from The Gerontological Society of America in 2008 where she gained several long lasting friendships. Laurie and DJ retired to Sandbridge Beach, Virginia in 2017. Throughout her life, Laurie enjoyed gardening, puzzles, classic movies, and most of all spending time with her family.
Laurie will continue to hold a special place in the hearts of those that knew her and that she shared her life memories with including her immediate family, extended family, and close friends.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you donate to the Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad in Laurie’s name. You can donate by using the following link: https://www.sandbridgerescuesquad.com/support
Cremation & Funeral Services of Tidewater is assisting her family. Please leave condolences to her family at CandFServices.com.
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