Virginia Johnson Harrington, age 93, of Sanford, NC, died Monday, August 5, 2019 at Westfield Nursing & Rehab Center.
She was born in Lee County, NC on July 14, 1926 to the late John C. Johnson and Bessie Black Johnson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Milton Palmer Harrington and all her siblings; Harvey Johnson, Sandy Johnson, Lilly Fincher and Thelma Beesom. Mrs. Harrington was the last of five children. She was an active member of Poplar Springs United Methodist Church. In her early years she taught children’s Sunday School and sang in the church choir. She was an excellent cook and loved her family.
She is survived by her son Max Harrington and wife Pam; daughter Vicky Harrington Clark and husband Frank all of Sanford; four grandsons Brandon Harrington and wife Becca, Christopher Harrington and wife Erin, Jeremy Clark and fiancé Kristin, Trent Clark and great-grandchildren Grayson Harrington, Brody Harrington, Blakely Harrington, Hattie Harrington and Lucas Clark.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Max and Pam Harrington. The funeral service will be Thursday, August 8th at 2:00 PM at Poplar Springs United Methodist Church with Rev. Fallon Melvin officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Poplar Springs United Methodist Church, 1809 Poplar Springs Church Road, Sanford, NC 27330.