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SPARTANBURG, S.C. Virle Maynor Johnson, 93, formerly of Heritage Court Apartments, died Friday, June 29, 2012, at Camp Care Nursing Home.Born October 14, 1918, in the Beaumont Community of Spartanburg, S.C. she was the daughter of the late James Arthur and Floy Ann Branch Maynor. She was a graduate of Cecil's Business College and a retired secretary/bookkeeper from Rice Music House. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Morningside Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class.Her surviving children include daughter Harvie Ann Wilkins and husband Charles H. Wilkins, of Inman, daughter Barbara Tindall and husband Sydney Tindall, of Chattanooga, Tenn., son Eric Johnson and wife Patrice Johnson, of Gatlinburg, Tenn., son-in-law Larry W. Timmons, of Inman; 20 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by daughters Kay J. Timmons and infant Eva Lounette Johnson; four brothers; and one sister.Mrs. Johnson's legacy to her family was a love of God first, the fact that no one in her family ever had to doubt her love, and an unshakable persistence no matter what life brought her. She was truly an example of a strong, faith-filled woman; and she will be extremely missed.Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today, at Floyd Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 2, at the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Kirk H. Neely and Mr. Frank Johnson. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.Memorials may be made to The Good Samaritan Fund, c/o Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike, Chattanooga, TN 37415.An online guest register is available at's Greenlawn Chapel.

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