MORATTICO—Margaret Whittaker Johnson, 97, of Morattico passed away January 26, 2017.
She was born May 5, 1919, to the late Edith F. and Joseph C. Whittaker of Lancaster.
She is survived by her devoted son, James Thomas Johnson and his wife, Martha, of Kilmarnock; one niece, Deborah Logan (Chris) of Towson, Md; two nephews, Louis Mariany Jr. (Lourdes) of Treasure Island, Fla., and Joseph Mariany (Pauline) of Wallkill, N.Y. and a dear friend who was like a daughter to her, Debbie Saunders of Morattico.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Emory Bryan Johnson, and her two sisters, Doris Mariany and Ella Laffler.
She was the oldest member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church and a charter member of the Morattico Waterfront Museum. Margaret and her husband owned and operated the Morattico General Store for 27 years and were dearly loved by the village of Morattico.
Funeral services will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 75, Morattico, VA 22523; the Morattico Waterfront Museum, P. O. Box 80, Morattico, VA 22523; or the Animal Welfare League, P. O. Box 975, White Stone, VA 22578.