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Joyce Johnson

Birth date: May 21, 1925
Death date: August 21, 2012


On August 21, 2012, Joyce H. Johnson, a longtime resident of the Kent area, passed away peacefully at the age of 87. Born in Grand Rapids Minnesota on May 21, 1925, she was the oldest of four children born to Mildred and Ralph Hewes. Joyce continually referred to the northwest as God’s Country and once she arrived, this was her forever home. Her attention to detail led her into the accounting field where she worked diligently for Armstrong Homes and Clearview Cable Television. Joyce was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Meridian Valley Country/Golf Club, and Seattle Weaver’s Guild. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, entertaining and supporting the UW Huskies. Joyce was married to Zane Johnson for almost 40 years. She is survived by her son Craig Chandler of Kent, step-daughter Tina Coffman of Kent, brother Jerry Hewes, 5 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces/nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Zane, both parents, sister Jo Ann Haynes, and brother Jack Hewes. Her final resting place will be with her husband at Tahoma National Cemetery. At the family’s request, no services will be held. Our love goes with you forever…..