Van Laverne Johnson, 73 of Trenton, husband of Margaret “Peggy” Johnson entered into rest on March
Van was born in Langley, SC as the son of Minnie McNeely Johnson and George D. Johnson. He was a
Graniteville textile worker and co-owner of Johnson Heavenly Cleaners. Van was a member of Southside
Baptist Church in Langley, SC.
Van is survived by his wife Peggy, his children Robert A. (Judith) Deese, Richard C. (Morene) Deese,
Wanda D. (Kenneth) May, eleven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Sunday, March 26 th , 2023, at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral
Home 801 Columbia Road, Edgefield, SC 29824.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.
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