Winona B. Johnson, 86, passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side on March 10th, 2021 at Coves Edge in Damariscotta, Maine. Winona was born April 10th, 1934 in Waldoboro to Roland G. Miller and Evelyn M. (Smith) Miller. Winona grew up on Clary Hill in Union and attended local schools .
Winona married Jesse J. Johnson on January 25th, 1955. She had her hands full as a homemaker with five children. Winona was always busy as a devoted mother and wife.
Winona was a very kind and loving soul. She always looked forward to having company. She enjoyed sitting at the kitchen table having coffee and just visiting. With five kids, she did lots of sewing and mending of clothes. She liked doing word search books, listening to country music (sometimes she listened to Elvis with her daughter Arlene) Winnie enjoyed going for walks, many times she was accompanied by her daughter Marie, or her sister-in-law, Barbara.
Winnie also had some special recipes. Everyone loved Winnie's Baked Beans, bread and butter pickles, blueberry pies, old fashion cinnamon rolls, blueberry upside down cake, but best of all her "Miracle Whip" Chocolate salad dressing cake. All her children looked forward to that cake on their birthdays.
Winona is predeceased by her parents, her husband Jesse J Johnson, daughter Arlene M Johnson, Sons; Robert A Johnson Sr, Paul G Johnson, and Douglas R Johnson, granddaughter Crystalle R Johnson, and a sister Sharon Piper.
Winona is survived by her daughter Marie C Johnson Pierce of Waldoboro, son-in-law Arthur S Pierce III of Phippsburg. Grandsons; Robert A Johnson Jr, Justin J Johnson and their families all of Minnesota, Larry Reed and family of Waldoboro. Great grandchildren, Jordan Johnson, Lillian Johnson, Cheri Johnson, and one great great grandchild Jaxson Johnson all of Minnesota. Survived by three sisters, Brenda Jackson and husband Ronnie of South Thomaston, ME, Sylvia Hart and husband David of Virginia, and Janet Cunningham of Dresden, ME. Two sister-in-laws Ruth Higgins, Dolly Goff and husband Richard of New Hampshire, along with many nieces, nephews and many friends.
A walk through visitation will take place on Friday March 19th at 1:00 pm, followed by a Funeral Service at 2:00 pm at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main Street, Waldoboro, Maine. Rev. Robert Dorr will officiate. Social distancing and mask requirements will be observed.