Obituary Priscilla Johnson

Priscilla Johnson, 91, passed away on July 29, 2021, in her home.

Ms. Johnson was born on July 6, 1930, in Detroit to the late Frank McVey, Jr. and Janet Holman McVey.¬† Priscilla was a lover of music and good food. She was a champion sock knitter, enjoyed cooking. Priscilla will always be remembered for her famous chocolate chip cookies, doled out at the Rooster’s Wife in Aberdeen which she founded with her daughter, Janet. She was preceded in death by her son, Joseph E. Johnson IV, her brother, Frank L. McVey, III.

Priscilla is survived by her daughters, Deborah Connor and her husband, Joe of Brenham, TX, Priscilla Harris and her husband, Guy of Burgin, KY, Janet Kenworthy of Aberdeen; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 30th at 4:30 pm at the Sanctuary at the Burrow in Moncure. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Moore County NAACP, moorenaacp.org, and/or Judson Theater Company, judsontheatre.com.

Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home-Aberdeen.

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