Margie Brafford Johnson, 85, of Sanford, passed away on November 2, 2021, at Parkview Retirement Village, Sanford, NC.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Chatham County on November 19, 1935, the daughter of Elmer Howard and Curtis Van Roberson Brafford.
Margie loved to craft and spend time painting. She was an excellent cook and famous for her chocolate pies. She enjoyed travelling whenever she could. In addition to her parents, Margie is preceded in death by her husband, James N. Johnson; and brothers, Willie and Eugene “PeeWee” Brafford.
She is survived by her son, Mark Way and wife Crystal of Sanford; sisters, Irene B. Morris and husband Clarence of Pittsboro, Alma B. Stevens of Aberdeen, Virginia B. Morris of Pittsboro, and Kathy B. Clark of Bear Creek; brother, Wayne Brafford of Lexington; and grandchildren, Riley, Lila, and Brodie.
Margie will Lie in Repose from 12:00-5:00 PM on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 5, 2021, at Plainfield Friends Meeting Cemetery, 1956 Plainfield Church Rd., Siler City, NC with Rev. Robert Thomas officiating.
Memorials may be made to the First Congregational Christian Church, PO Box 242, Sanford, NC 27331.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Johnson family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com