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Eulan Louise Johnson

Passed Away: May 2, 2020

Eulan Louise (Guinn) Johnson passed away in the early evening hours of Saturday May 02, 2020 in Williamsburg, VA. She passed away from complications associated with COPD and acute diastolic congestive heart failure.

Louise was born on December 25, 1924 in Parkersburg, WV. She was the youngest daughter of the late Lewis Henry Guinn and Ida Louisa Engel.

After graduating from Parkersburg High School in 1943, she married James Leonard Johnson of Vienna, WV on January 30, 1947 in Parkersburg, WV. As a result of her husband’s assignments, with the C&P telephone company, they moved around West Virginia from Parkersburg to Logan and finally to Fairmont where they raised their three sons. Throughout her career, she worked at C&P Telephone Company, Hartley’s Department Store and Fairmont General Hospital. Louise was very active in the neighborhood bridge club, enjoyed painting and crafts, being a Cub Scout Den mother, volunteering, traveling, golfing and also spending time with her family. She was a member at Lockport Methodist Church in Parkersburg, WV and later Wesley Methodist Church in Kingwood, WV. Upon retirement in 1985, Louise and her husband retired to Kingwood, WV. In April 2019, Louise moved to Williamsburg, VA.

Louise was preceded by her husband of nearly 65 years, her parents, her sisters; Edith Francis Peer, Beulah Florence Price and Mabel Cora Redlhammer-Reach. Her brothers, Karl Vass Guinn, Louis Engel Guinn, Arlos Dearman Guinn and James Ludwig Guinn; and granddaughter Elizabeth Louise Johnson of Greensburg, PA. She is survived by her sister-in-law; Mary Helen Snowden of Walker, WV. Her three sons; James Steven Johnson and friend Ellen M. Swan of Williamsburg, Robert Martin (Marty) Johnson and his wife Barbara of Greensburg, PA, and Gordon Michael Johnson and his wife Cathy of Mason, OH. She has three granddaughters; Megan A. Johnson and Sarah C. Johnson of Greensburg, PA, and Caroline M. Carlson and husband Derek of Merrimack, NH. Louise also has two great grandchildren; Mackenzie R. Carlson and Eloise J. Carlson of Merrimack, NH.

Louise’s remains were cremated and interned near her husband’s in the West Virginia National Cemetery located in Grafton, WV.

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