Johnsie Douglas

Johnsie Richardson Douglas, of Raeford, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday Feb. 17, 2020, at the age of 87.

Mrs. Douglas was born Oct. 12, 1932, in Moore County to the late William D. Richardson and Sadie Peele Richardson. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Barbara Douglas.

Johnsie was a member of Raeford First Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for 54 years and volunteer and supported of the First Baptist Church Christian Academy. Her love for children was also demonstrated with 20 years of service in the Hoke County Schools as a teacher assistant. She was active with Meals on Wheels, Raeford Hoke Museum, Open Arms Retirement Home and the Home Extension Club.

Mrs. Douglas is survived by her husband, James E. Douglas, of Raeford; a daughter, Carolyn D. Caddell, of Raeford; two sons, Allen K. Douglas and wife, Debra, of Raeford, and Richard S. Dougla,s of Carthage; a sister, Sally Thomas, of Southern Pines; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A visitation was held Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Raeford Baptist Church. A funeral service followed at the church with the Rev. Tom Lee officiating.

A private burial was in Pineywood Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 333 North Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376.

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