Anne Augustus (Jones) Johnson, 93, of Paris, Illinois, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. She was retired after many years as the owner and operator of the former Carriage House Gift Shop of Paris. She was born October 16, 1926, in Paris, the daughter of the late Henry A. and Laura (Skinner) Jones, Sr. She married Frederick Johnson, Jr., on August 31, 1951, in Paris. He preceded her in death March 15, 1995. Survivors include four children, Henry M. (Angela) Johnson of Old Hickory, Tennessee, Laura “Deede” Johnson of Paris, Mark (Mary Jane) Johnson of Palm City, Florida, and Peter (Barbara) Johnson of Paris; five grandchildren, Adam, Matthew, and Ryan, Johnson, Kathryn Sutton, and Jacob Johnson; and four great-grandchildren, Lachlan Cole, Eli and Samuel Sutton, and Selah Mae Johnson. She was preceded in death by a brother, Henry A. “Hank” Jones, Jr. Mrs. Johnson attended the Northampton School for Girls in Northampton, Massachusetts. She was a graduate of the Ferry Hall School for Girls in Lake Forest, Illinois, Bennett Junior College of Millbrook, New York, and also attended Parson’s School of Design in New York City. Anne was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar Society. She was previously a member of the former St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church where she had been active in both the local parish as well as the Diocese, serving as a past president of the Episcopal Women of the Diocese of Springfield. She was a devoted supporter and past chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Link Art of Paris. She was a talented artist working in oil painting and needlework and was a member of the Embroiderers Guild of America. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorials be made to the Link Art Gallery. Arrangements are pending at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris.
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