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2018-08-08 / Obituaries

Kathy Johnson

Kathy Sue Johnson, 65, of Gibsonton, FL, died Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Sun City Center Hospice House in Ruskin, FL .

Born May 5, 1953 in Newberry, daughter of J. Leslie Watson and Christine Rugar, she was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Gibsonton area for several years. She enjoyed classic cars, singing and playing the organ.

She is preceded in death by her father, J. Leslie Watson; husband, Robert J. Johnson; and sister, Sandra Laug.

Survivors include her mother, Christine Rugar of Newberry; children, John Johnson of Florida, Victor Orr of Texas and Susan Orr of Michigan; and sister, Mary Jo (Steven) Meehan of Dafter.

Per request, cremation services were accorded. A memorial service will be held Friday, August 10 at 11:00 a.m. at the Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry with Pastor Nancy Barkat officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Home Cemetery.

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Beaulieu Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family with arrangements.

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