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Carroway Cemetery
Saturday November 27th, 2021

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Nina "Ninie" Lee Gibbs Johnson

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, November 23, 2021, Nina “Ninie” Gibbs Johnson passed away at Rose Hill Retirement Community. A native of Yancey County, Nina was born on November 15, 1936 to the late Ed and Lula Caroway Gibbs.

Nina was a longtime member of Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed sharing meals with her family. She loved the outdoors including fishing and working with her flowers. Nina also enjoyed watching birds, especially hummingbirds. But above all these wonderful things, she mostly loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memories are two children, Martha Johnson Poteat (Tim A.) and Thomas Johnson (Jody); one sister, Grace Simmons (James); four grandchildren, Lara Beth Poteat Fair, Benjamin Andrew Poteat (Chelsi), TJ Johnson (Lee) and Lacey Lee Poteat. Also surviving Nina are eight great-grandchildren, Cooper Fair, Hudson Fair, Chloe Fair, Lilliana Poteat, Roman Poteat, Aubrie Poteat, Issac Johnson and Owen Johnson.

A graveside service for Nina will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Caroway Family Cemetery in Yancey County.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Nina’s memory to the Rose Hill Activity Fund, 120 Fleming Avenue, Marion, North Carolina 28752.

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A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

Wilma Nov 30 2021 11:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

Jill silver Nov 28 2021 2:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

Louise Byrd Nov 27 2021 4:28 PM

God bless you all in your time of pain and loss Betty Randolph

Betty Randolph Nov 26 2021 4:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

Joyce Halter Nov 26 2021 9:18 AM

Nina Johnson was an exemplary friend and neighbor to our family many years ago when my Mom, Alma Huffman, was seriously ill. She made many visits to my parents home always bearing a gift. My Mom loved her Yancey County cornbread as she also was a Yancey County native. I mentioned to Nina many times how she made the last curve in my Mom's road of life a little straighter. I will forever be grateful.
Patsy Huffman Webb

Patsy Webb Nov 25 2021 12:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

Elaine Reel Hartsock Nov 25 2021 9:11 AM

So sorry to read about Mrs. Johnson. Praying for you all.

Denise Moore Cable Nov 25 2021 7:02 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

Lindsey Armer-Farr Nov 24 2021 11:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina "Ninie" Johnson

June Burnett Nov 24 2021 11:15 PM

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