Jean Gwaltney Johnson

Published 8:56 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jean Gwaltney Johnson, 93, went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Ethel and Doc Allen Gwaltney and was predeceased by her husband, Edward Eugene Johnson; daughter, Constance Jean Patterson, sisters, Marie Garner and Barbara Powell; and brothers, Francis Allen Gwaltney and Dale Atwood Gwaltney.

Jean was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by a son, Thomas Edward Johnson and wife, Susan M., of Charlotte N.C.; sister, Elizabeth Whitley, of Windsor; three grandsons, Adam Thomas Patterson and wife, Corrie, Mark Edward Patterson and Ryan Thomas Johnson, and wife, Elise; and son-in-law, John M. Patterson.

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A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. June 14, 2019, at Baker-Foster Funeral Home, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk, VA 23435. Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends in the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

At Jean’s request, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in her memory to her daughter’s scholarship fund: the Connie Patterson Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund c/o Renee R. Felts, Paul D. Camp Community College, 100 N. College Drive, Franklin VA 23851. Condolences may be registered at