Mrs. Laura Blair Johnson, 94, of Pittsboro, NC, peacefully passed away in her home in the early morning of April 1, 2014, while surrounded by her family.
A native of Scotland County, Laura was born July 25, 1919 in Laurinburg, NC to the late John Brantley Muse and Annie Laura Gilchrist. She was a graduate of Peace College and UNC-Greensboro. After graduation, she taught 4th grade in Chatham County Public Schools. Laura met and married Henry K. Blair, Sr. and became a homemaker. She was very active in the Pittsboro United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, and the Pittsboro community for many years. She was a faithful servant of God.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson is preceded in death by her husbands, Henry K. Blair, Sr. and James M. Johnson; and her siblings, Maggie Hines Muse Reagan, Charlie Gilchrist Muse and John Brantley Muse, Jr. She is survived by her children, Henry K. Blair, Jr. Bengie, John W. Blair, and Laura Blair Spivey; her grandchildren, Laura Blair Butler, Henry K. Blair, III Danielle, Laura Marie Spivey McSweeney Barney, Travis L. Spivey, and Erin Spivey Librach Dan; five great-grandchildren; along with many nieces, nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.
Visitation will be held at her home at 366 W. Salisbury St., Pittsboro, NC from 5-7:00PM Wednesday, April 2, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held at Pittsboro United Methodist Church, 2:00PM Thursday, April 3, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations honoring Laura’s life to Pittsboro UMC, 71 West St., Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Online condolences may be left at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits”. The arrangements for Mrs. Johnson are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service Griffin Chapel of Pittsboro.