Audrey D. Johnson
Audrey D. Johnson, 92, of Cambridge passed away on Sunday, June 19, 201,6 at Mallard Bay Care Center. She was born in Woolford on March 2, 1924, and was a daughter of the late Harry Lee Higgins and Ida Moore Higgins.
Mrs. Johnson graduated from Cambridge High School. On September 20, 1947, she married Robert Steele Johnson, who passed away on August 14, 1989. In 1943, she worked for the defense plant during WWII. Later, she worked at a local shirt factory and 35 years at Airpax plus a full time farmers wife. Mrs. Johnson enjoyed being on the water, going fishing, crabbing, gardening, watching sports and being with her grandchildren. When she was in her 80’s, she went jet skiing, power sailing and drove a soap box derby car. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church where she was very active.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald S. Johnson and wife Connie of Cambridge and Lawrence A. Johnson and wife Barbara of Federalsburg; two grandchildren, Sherry Hitchcock and Dawn Ramey and husband Doug; three greatgrandchildren Douglas Ramey III, Jessica Ramey and Riley Hitchcock; a brother, J. Ward Higgins of Hurlock. Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Johnson is preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Dunivin; five brothers, Merritt Higgins, William Higgins, Harry J. Higgins, Richard Higgins and Milton Higgins; and a greatgranddaughter, Sydney Hitchcock.
Pallbearers will be Doug Ramey, Jr., Doug Ramey III, Danny Higgins, Dale Price, Rusty Eberspacher, and Randy Johnson. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Dunivin, Jr.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge with Rev. Mary Ann Farnell officiating. Interment will follow at East New Market Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday evening 6 to 8 and one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Doris Weber, 5163 Maple Dam Road, Cambridge, MD 21613.
AUDREY D. JOHNSON