Anne Johnson

Posted 2/12/20

Anne Augustus Jones Johnson, 93, of Paris, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. She was retired after many years as the owner and operator of the …

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Anne Johnson

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Anne Augustus Jones Johnson, 93, of Paris, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. She was retired after many years as the owner and operator of the former Carriage House Gift Shop of Paris. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment follows in Edgar Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Templeton Funeral Home. A recitation of the rosary is 3:30 p.m. Monday before the visitation at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Johnson was born Oct. 16, 1926, at Paris, the daughter of the late Henry A. and Laura Skinner Jones Sr. She married Frederick Johnson Jr. Aug. 31, 1951,at Paris, and he preceded her in death March 15, 1995. 

Survivors include four children, Henry M. (Angela) Johnson of Old Hickory, Tenn., Laura “Deede” Johnson of Paris, Mark (Mary Jane) Johnson of Palm City, Fla., and Peter (Barbara) Johnson of Paris; five grandchildren, Adam, Matthew and Ryan, Johnson, Kathryn Sutton and Jacob Johnson; and four great-grandchildren, Lachlan Cole, Eli and Samuel Sutton and Selah Mae Johnson.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Henry A. “Hank” Jones Jr. 

Mrs. Johnson attended the Northampton School for Girls in Northampton, Mass. She was a graduate of the Ferry Hall School for Girls in Lake Forest, Bennett Junior College of Millbrook, N.Y., and also attended Parson’s School of Design in New York City. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar Society. She was previously a member of the former St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church where she was active in both the local parish as well as the diocese, serving as a past president of the Episcopal Women of the Diocese of Springfield. She was a devoted supporter and past chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Link Art Gallery of Paris. She was a talented artist working in oil painting and needlework and was a member of the Embroiderers Guild of America. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Link Art Gallery. 

Online condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com.