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Goldie Mae Johnson


Goldie Mae Johnson of Aberdeen passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. She was 74. Goldie was born Jan. 27, 1940, in Pound, Va., to Dewey and Maudie (Church) Mullins.

She was raised in Pound, Va., and moved to Washington in 1956, having lived in Raymond, South Bend, Hoquiam and Neilton before moving to Aberdeen.

Goldie married Gale B. Johnson on June 8, 1957, in Pacific County, Wash. He passed away April 14, 2010.

Goldie enjoyed bowling and flower gardening. She loved her family and spending time with them at family gatherings. She and dad enjoyed many hours of traveling logging roads and finding little wild blackberry patches and taking the family to pick the berries with them. Each holiday throughout the year we enjoyed a berry pie which we all had contributed to with our hilarious berry picking trips.

Goldie is survived by her daughters, Lorrie (Tom) Lane of Aberdeen, Vicki (Casey) Winkel of Olympia, Susan Johnson and her fiancé Tom Quinlan of Gig Harbor; brothers, Burnette and George Mullins of Aberdeen, Carlis Mullins of Menlo and Roger Mullins of Quinault; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband Gale, she was also preceded in death by her parents, sister Dot Adkins and three brothers, Les, Kenny and Quiller Mullins.

A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7, at Menlo’s Fern Hill Cemetery immediately followed by a dessert potluck at the home of her brother and sister-in-law Carlis and Debbie Mullins.

Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

To sign the online book of memories or to light a memorial candle please visit www.harrisonfamilymortuary.com . Arrangements are entrusted to Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.

 

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