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Elizabeth K. Johns

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Date published: 3/3/2013

Elizabeth K. Johns

Elizabeth Kirkland Johns, 87, of Spotsylvania County passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Hughes Home in Fredericksburg.

Mrs. Johns was a member of Kappa Delta at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and also P.E.O. in Clemson, S.C. During their 60 years of marriage, she and her husband lived in Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois, California, Connecticut, New Jersey and later retired to South Carolina. They moved to Fredericksburg eight years ago to be with family.

Survivors include her daughters, Cheryl Sweazey (Stephen) of Spotsylvania and Donna DeWitte (David) of Michigan; sister Louise Scheer, of Illinois; grandchildren David Sweazey (Moira), Michael Sweazey (Jennifer) and Robert DeWitte (Kelsey), Lindsay DeWitte and Lauren DeWitte; and great-grandchildren Jack, Miller, Ian and Miles Sweazey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Herbert Johns; and brothers Charles and Jack Jallings.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.

Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.