Mary L Johnson Wilson was born on May 2, 1932, to the union of Willie and Agnes Byrd (Carpenter) Johnson in Montgomery, Alabama. She remained in Goodwater until 2008 when she moved to Opp, Alabama to live with her sister. Mary accepted Christ and was baptized at Marietta Baptist Church at the age of eight. In 1948, Mary met and married Bud Wilson. To this union was born two sons; John L. Harrelson and an unnamed stillborn. Mary L Johnson-Wilson departed this life on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 with her devoted and loving sister Agnes at her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Johnson and Agnes Carpenter, her two sons and her sister Beatrice Carpenter. She leaves to cherish her memory: sisters, Agnes Jean Carpenter of Opp, AL, Odessa (Becky) Austin and Ann Mincey both of Bronx, NY. Special nieces Beverly “Niecy” Shakespeare (Winford) and Angela “Pokie” Coon; and a host of additional nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and other relatives.
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