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Ruth Deane Johnson

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Date published: 4/2/2014

Ruth Deane Johnson

Ruth Deane Johnson, 74, of Fredericksburg peacefully departed this life on Thursday, March 27, 2014, at her residence.

In 2005, Ruth retired from the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Ruth leaves to cherish her memory her only child, Deidre Johnson Jennings, and granddaughter Trevor Alexis Jennings, who was the love of her life, both of Olney, Md.; two sisters, Berkeley Deane and Sean Deane Elliott (Robert); four brothers, Kelsie Deane, Larry Deane (Pamela), Glenn Deane and Robert Deane; three generations of nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends who loved her and will miss her. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Kelsie and Elsie Wormley Deane, and sister Gayle Deane.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, Fredericksburg, with the family will receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m., and at the church one hour before the funeral.

The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site). Burial will be at Shiloh Cemetery.