Frances Hinnant Johnson

Frances Hinnant Johnson

Frances Marie Hinnant Johnson
October 20, 1946 – January 29, 2020

WENDELL – Frances Hinnant Johnson, 73, died Wednesday.  She was born in Wake County to the latte Clarence Ruffin & Sadie Marie Honeycutt Hinnant. She loved gardening, fine dining and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Maurice Lee Johnson, Sr., son, Maurice Lee Johnson, Jr., (Mary Jane) of Hendersonville, daughter, June Marie Tyndall (Charles B. Jr.) of Clayton, siblings, Barbara Ann Wall (Kenneth) of Jackson, GA, Jo Ann Balboni (Henry) of Clayton. grandchildren, Jameson Ryan Parker, Paige Waldrop (Eli), and Brantley Tyndall, III and great grandchild  Taylor Marie Parker.

Visitation and funeral will be held at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, Sunday 2/2 from 12:30 – 2 pm, Burial will follow in Central Baptist Church Cemetery.


  • Nancy Turner Posted January 30, 2020 2:59 pm

    Love you always my dearest friend Fran. Prayers to all of family for peace and healing.

  • Janet & John Davis Posted January 30, 2020 3:06 pm

    Fran loved flowers and was an amazing gardener! Prayers to Maurice and the family – so sorry for your loss.

  • Tom and Joanne Morin Posted January 30, 2020 6:12 pm

    Lee and Mary Jane, we are so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you and yours in our prayers…. Tom and Joanne Morin

  • Julie Parrish Posted January 30, 2020 6:52 pm

    Lee & Family… I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and healing for all of you. ❤️

  • Donna Shields Posted January 31, 2020 9:06 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with Fran’s family in this most difficult time.I will truly miss my beloved friend.We shared many laughs,gardening ideas,recipes and some travel adventures.

  • Deloris Brantley Posted January 31, 2020 9:47 am

    Sorry for your loss.She was a sweet girl.

  • Wanda Carlyle Posted February 1, 2020 9:18 am

    June,Lee and Maurice I am so sorry for your loss. I remember her as a very kind and gracious lady. She always made me feel welcomed in her home when I was a teenager and would spend the night with June. Good memories, praying for you all.

  • Frances Byrd Posted February 1, 2020 1:38 pm

    June and family, Sending prayers for comfort and peace to you and your family as you grieve. May you find comfort in your precious memories. With love, Frances and Ricky Byrd

  • Melinda Johnson Posted February 2, 2020 12:17 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  • Sheila Martinez Posted February 2, 2020 12:37 pm

    So very sorry for such a wonderful lady‘a loss! My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family as I know it’s very difficult for everyone!

  • Jeannie Bogner Posted February 3, 2020 10:06 am

    Fran was a wonderful, magical lady. She was a fantastic gardener, and I learned so much from her. I was honored to meet her, and laugh with her. Rest in lovely peace, dear lady.

  • Claude wrenn Posted February 16, 2021 6:53 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Sorry for posting this so late did not know about this till Bobby Robertson told me about it. Hope you are doing good Maurice been a lot of years since we talked.

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