Janet Johnston Johnson of Liberty, NC passed away on May 25, 2014 at Universal Health Care, Ramseur, NC.
Janet was the widow of Thomas Allan "Cap" Johnson, Jr. Born August 1, 1926, in Mooresville, NC, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Elizabeth R. Johnston. Janet graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in English. Following college graduation, Janet accepted a teaching position in Asheboro where she met her husband. Janet and Cap were married in 1951, settling in Liberty and raising two daughters and three sons. She and her husband worked side by side in the family business, Dependable Hosiery Mill.
Janet's faith played a major role in her life. She was a loyal and faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Liberty where she served in many roles. Janet loved her family and found joy in the closeness and devotion of family. She had a love of reading and served on the library board for many years.
Janet is survived by her five children: daughters, Beth Herring and husband, Mike of Asheboro and Jean Brower and husband, Phil of Staley; and sons, Allan Johnson and wife, Diane of Liberty, Bill Johnson and wife, Jan of Staley, and Robert Johnson and wife, Kim of Palm City, Florida; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Janet was preceded in death by her brother, Gene Johnston of Mooresville, NC.
A funeral service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Liberty with the Rev. Sandra Ireson and the Rev. Gene Dean officiating on Thursday, May 29, at 4:00 in the afternoon. The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening, May 28, from 6:00-8:00 at Loflin Funeral Home in Liberty. At other times the family will be at Janet's home in Liberty.
The family requests that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 220, Liberty, NC 27298.
The family would like to express appreciation to the staff at Universal Health Care and to Hospice of Randolph County for their loving care and support.
Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at www.LoflinFH.com.
Loflin Funeral Home in Liberty is honored to serve the Johnson family.