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    1414 Physicians Drive
    Wilmington, NC 28401
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“Mrs. Sue was the best typing teacher. I use what she taught me everyday at MB. My prayers are with you all. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Graham DeVane - Rose Hill, NC

“Jamie Sue, we were so sorry to hear about your Mother. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jimmy and Sandra Stallings - NC

“Dear Lee,Jamie Sue,&Anne Davis&all other family members-I am so sorry for the loss of ur Mother,friend,Aunt,Grandmother,& all other loved ones..Ms...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Frances Bowden Deabenderfer - NC

“Thoughts and prayers are with you. I remember one time in high school Jamie Sue was home sick. Mrs. Johnson, who was substitute teaching, asked me to...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Casteen Wallace - Rose HIll, NC

“So sorry for you all.............see you Tuesday........... ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: elaine johnson - wallace, NC

“She was a very kind and caring teacher who will be missed. I have often recalled that the skills she taught me in High School as a result of taking...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Kenneth Smith

“I am so sorry for your loss. Sue will be missed. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Marty Futrell - Dallas, TX

“Sue Carl lived with us for a while when she was teaching at Hallsboro. She fixed supper for us one night and a part of the meal was asparagus. I, of...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Sue Blanchard - Whiteville, NC

“Dear Jamie, Gary and I send you our deepest sympathy on the death of your mother. I only met her once but she was, indeed, the epitome of the...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Gay Moore - Virginia Beach, VA

“We're so sorry for you're families loss. We're thinking of Ms. Johnson and her family and send our love. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Vicky Philllips - Richlands, NC

“To the family of Sue Oswald Johnson, Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. It is always hard to lose a love one. May the God of...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Phyllis - Jacksonville, FL

“Heaven has gained a true southern lady. Praying for the family during this difficult time. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Angel R Huffman - Wallace, NC

“Jamie, Gary and I extend our love and sympathy at this sad time. I only met your mother once but she was, indeed, a gracious lady. I am glad that her...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Gay Moore - Virginia Beach, VA

“Sadden to hear of the passing of Sue Oswald Johnson. She was a special lady who touched the hearts of many. My prayers are with the family during...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Steve Cavenaugh - wallace, NC

“Dear Eugenia, Mary-Margaret, Mr.Johnson and family-I am very sorry for your loss. May peace and comfort find you often in the coming days. Sending...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Traci Cypher - Wilmington, NC

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16 of 17 | Posted by: Traci Cypher - Wilmington, NC

“My wife Karen Swinson and myself cannot express the amount of gratitude we have for Mrs. Sue Johnson. Both of us are fortunate to have had such a...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Vance Herring - Rose Hill, NC

Sue Carl Oswald Johnson, 82, of Wallace, NC, peacefully passed away, July 11, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice of Wilmington, NC.
Sue was born on October 20, 1931, in Wallace, NC. Her parents were Harry Lee Oswald and Polly Davis Oswald. Her siblings were Mary Wingard Oswald Wilson and Harry Lee "Sonny" Oswald III, of Wallace, NC.
Sue married James Thomas Johnson in 1958 and they had three girls, Margaret Highsmith Johnson Pearce, Eugenia Lee Johnson, and Jamie Sue Johnson Moore.
Sue graduated Clement High School of Wallace in 1950 and attended Meredith College and East Carolina University. She resided in Wallace, NC. She was a teacher at Wallace Rose Hill for over 30 years. Sue was a political activist with the Republican Party, member of First Baptist Church of Wallace, and she enjoyed her lifelong member of her Bridge Club. She was a faithful companion to her sister, Mary Wingard Oswald Wilson and a loving friend to many.
Sue is survived by two daughters, Eugenia Lee Johnson and David Levin, of Wilmington, NC and Jamie Sue Johnson Moore and husband Michael, of Carolina Beach, NC. She is also survived by Grandchildren, Mary Margaret Johnson Pearce of Wrightsville Beach, NC and James Stuart Oswald Moore, of Carolina Beach, NC.
She is survived by Sister in Law, Anntilla Scott Oswald, of Wallace. Sue is survived by nieces Ann Davis Oswald Weaver and husband Gary, of Wallace. Emily Scott Oswald Beaman and husband Hugh , of Wilson, NC. Mary Hart Oswald Blackburn and husband Michael, of Wallace, NC. Also survived by great nieces Mary Lila and Lizzie-O Blackburn, of Wallace, NC.
Sue is predeceased by her parents, Harry Lee Oswald and Polly Davis Oswald and her daughter Margaret Highsmith Johnson Pearce, her sister Mary Wingard Oswald Wilson, and brother, Harry Lee "Sonny" Oswald, III.
Sue affected numerous lives through her grace, style and poise. She was the main resource for many for all things etiquette and proper. She was very much known for her class and style. Sue was a talented cook and demonstrated exquisite hospitality. Additionally, many, many students over the years expressed the genuine gratitude for the positive impact her teaching had in their lives. Sue will forever be remembered as the epitome of a true Southern Lady.
Service will be held at Padgett Funeral Home, Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 3pm. The family will gather to meet friends after the service at her home.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice of Wilmington or charity of choice.
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A Service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Service, Wallace.