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Date published: 6/30/2014

Thelma J. Johnson

Thelma Jean "Bunny" Johnson, 72, of Spotsylvania County entered through Heaven's gate on Sunday, June 29, 2014, from her home with her family by her side.

Jean was born March 21, 1942, in Stuarts Draft to the late John Thomas Ruckman and Viola Florence Ruckman.

Jean is survived by her husband of 33 years, Harry Robert Johnson; daughters Lynda Michel Lacy and husband Russell Kevin Lacy of Spotsylvania, Connie Sue Hockaday and husband Vernon Lee Hockaday of Spotsylvania and Robin Renee Matthews and husband Edward John Matthews III of Fredericksburg; son Charlton Edward Stewardson and wife Deborah Ann Stewardson; sisters Audrey Maxine Strickler and husband Reverend William H. Strickler of Verona and Judy Smith of Easton, Md.; and stepdaughters Deborah Victoria Senior of Potomac, Md., and Tina Pearl Solomon and husband Eric Solomon of Springfield. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her late husband, Thomas Stockton Stewardson, their son Thomas Alan Stewardson and their granddaughter Jenna Elizabeth Stewardson; sister Dallace Louise Sims; and brothers Virgil Dean Ruckman, Reginald Eugene Ruckman and Thomas Beaver Ruckman.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, at the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Randolph M. Newsome officiating. Interment will follow at noon in Quantico National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Memorials Processing Center, Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.