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106 Mc Intosh St
Bishopville, SC 29010
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Ruby Johnson

Ruby Nell Johnson (Davis)

July 25th, 1937 - September 9th, 2019
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"An angel was called home to her final resting place."

Ruby "Nell" Davis Johnson, affectionately known as "Nell", wife of the late John Wesley Johnson of Bishopville, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at her home.

Nell was the fourth child out of five children born to the late Dan Davis and Ada Hickman Davis on July 25, 1937.

As a child, she was reared in Barnettsville Baptist Church. When she came to know the Lord, she was baptized and served on various ministries. She was the Church Clerk for many years as well as a faithful member of the Barnettsville Baptist Gospel Choir and YWA for many years. Later in life she joined Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church of Sumter, South Carolina where she was a faithful member and served on the Pastor's Support Ministry for many years.

Nell attended Dennis High School and and Benedict College. During her earlier years, she was a Nurse's Assistant for Dr. Leroy Dennis for many years. She also worked a number of years for the Lee County Disability Board. She later began a lengthy career as a Teacher's Assistant for the Lee County School District for 34 years until she retired in 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Wesley Johnson; her parents, Dan and Ada Davis, Jr.; and two sisters, Ida Mae March and Rosa Lee Weaver.

She leaves to cherish her memories, a loving son, David (Cynthia) Davis and a daughter, Jennifer Stuckey, both of Bishopville, SC: two grandsons, who loved her dearly, Derrick Jerome Davis, of Sumter, SC and David Montel Davis of Bishopville, SC; three great-grand children, Jaylen, Zyon and Syair; one brother, William (Maec) of Columbia, SC; one niece, Robin Weaver of Manhattan, NY; and a host of other relatives and friends.

"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." Matthew 11:28-30

The Management and Staff of Square Deal Funeral Home sincerely thank the Johnson family for entrusting us with the final rites of Sister Ruby Nell Davis Johnson.
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  • Visitation

    September 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    September 12th, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Square Deal Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    106 McIntosh Street
    BISHOPVILLE, SC 29010
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  • Service

    September 13th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    September 13th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Barnettesville Baptist Church
    Address
    106 Manville St Charles Rd
    BISHOPVILLE, SC 29010
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    Officiant
    Rev. Wayne Montgomery
  • Interment

    September 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    September 16th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Florence National Cemetery
    Address
    803 E National Cemetery Road
    FLORENCE, SC 29506
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I am so grateful to God that in His infinite wisdom He had me grow up in the same house as Nell from the time I was 14 years old. I was taught to cook, do laundry, clean and last but not least, love God. Nell made sure I was in Christmas and Easter skits at church, that I sang on the choir. Nell stood in as my mother at my wedding, traveling to NY to do so. We shall spend eternity together.
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Sent with love and remembrance, Sis and Baby Mae
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Faith Jenkins

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Aunt Nell you would be deeply missed my heart ache when I found out at work! You were a sweet loving person that always had a smile on your face no matter what room you walked in R.I.P love Faith and family!
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