Timmonsville, SC - Lois Hester Johnson, 81, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019 after an illness.
Funeral services will be Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Bay Branch Free Will Baptist Church at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at High Hill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery near Scranton. The family will have a time of visitation beginning at 12:00 at the church before the service.
Lois was born in Georgia, the daughter of the late Walter and Ellen Noles Hester. She was a member of Bay Branch Free Will Baptist Church, Timmonsville. Before her retirement she was employed with JC Penney as a Sales Clerk for more than 20 years.
She was first married to the late Furman M. White then, to the late Thomas L. Johnson.
Surviving are a son, Furman “Rick” (Teresa) White; two daughters, Pamela Payton, Cherise (Revere) Rayle; brother, Gene Hester; step-sons, Thomas L. (Bridgette) Johnson, John D.(Sherie) Johnson, and five grandchildren, John Messier, Eric (Melissa) Messier, Rev. Christopher (Holly) White, Jonathan White, Katelyn White and her five great-grandchildren,Destany (Landan Frye) Long, Brooke Messier,Nathaniel White, Haliegh Messier, Jodie Messier.
Memorials may be made to McLeod Foundation, C/O McLeod Hospice, P O Box 100551, Florence, SC 29501.
You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.laytonandersonfh.com
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC