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Shirley Maness Johnson

August 24, 1934 — October 1, 2022

Shirley Maness Johnson

Shirley Maness Johnson, 88, of Concord, passed away October 1, 2022 surrounded by her family.

A service in celebration and memory of Shirley’s life will begin at 2pm Monday October 3rd, in the chapel of Gordon Funeral Home, 8559 Cook Street, Mt. Pleasant. Her family will receive friends there beginning at 1pm.

Shirley was born in Montgomery County, NC on August 24, 1934 to the late Ed and Bertha Britt Maness. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 63 years Paige Rush Johnson; siblings Maybelline Lynthacum, Evelyine Bollinger, Clifton Maness, Janie Yarboro, Wilbert Maness, and Billy Maness; also her son-in-law Tim Taylor.

She was a member of First Assembly Worship Center. She loved her first job at Blake's Restaurant in Biscoe. Later in life, she enjoyed working as a homemaker and with Paige as co-owner and secretary of P&S Trucking. She enjoyed her years as a member of TOPS Clogging Group. She also loved spending time at Lake Tillery with family and friends.

Shirley is survived by a son, Randy Johnson (Donna), and a daughter, Wanda J. Taylor, both of Mt. Pleasant; 3 grandchildren, Brian Taylor (Ashley) of Mt. Pleasant, Kris Taylor of Charlotte, Drake Johnson of Chapel Hill; three great grandchildren, Corbin Timothy Taylor, Tucker Rush Taylor and Maisey Jean Taylor; a brother Mickey Maness (Eleanor) of Raleigh; and many nieces and nephews.

Contributions in Shirley’s memory may be directed to Tucker Hospice House, Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC, 28081.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, October 3, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant

8559 Cook St, Mount Pleasant, NC 28124

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Memorial Service

Monday, October 3, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gordon Funeral Home Chapel

8559 Cook St, Mount Pleasant, NC 28124

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