Obituary: Laura Clark Johnson

Ms. Johnson, 90, of Winter Garden, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.

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Laura Clark Johnson, 90, of Winter Garden, Florida, passed away peacefully on Aug. 5, 2020.  She was born in Winter Garden, Florida, on Feb. 27, 1930.

Laura graduated from Lakeview High School. She married the love of her life, Fred Johnson on Aug. 9, 1948. Laura worked as a permanent substitute for Orange County Public Schools and was self-employed approximately 40 years at Johnson Automotive and Industrial Supply.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Winter Garden. Laura had a passion for reading later in her life and was very active and involved in her children’s activities in earlier years. 

Laura was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Fred Johnson; her daughter, Terry Pickles; and her grandson, Johnathan Rees.

She is survived by her children, Linda Rees and her husband John Rees, Debbie Gowland and her husband Jon Gowland; and her son-in-law, John Pickles. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Justin Rees, Jason Gowland, Jessica Hall and Tricia Evans; along with 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, at the First Baptist Church of Winter Garden, with interment at the Winter Garden Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home, Winter Garden,


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