Rosie Johnson

Rosie Mae Johnson, 79, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at her home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

She was born Sept. 5, 1934, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Walter and Millie Alkire Tharp.

On Nov. 20, 1954, she married Robert Johnson, who survives.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Barbara Norman of Buckhannon; one son, Michael Johnson and wife, Lisa, of New Jersey; one granddaughter, Rebecca Norman of Buckhannon; two grandsons, Ray Norman of Buckhannon and Robert Johnson of New Jersey; two great-granddaughters, Olivia Hite of Buckhannon and Lilly Cross of Elkins; two great-grandsons, Nathan Kelley and Landon Hyre, both of Buckhannon; two sisters, Stella Tharp and Emma Scheeler and husband, Roland, all of New Jersey; two brothers, Junior Tharp and Bobby Tharp and wife, Barbara, all of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Willard and Leroy Tharp.

At Mrs. Johnson’s request, it will be a private service.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.