Mary Johnson died on November 9, 2022 at the age of 98. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Dewey in 2017. Mary was an English teacher for many years, beginning in Tennessee and Alabama, and then in Orlando. She greatly valued the importance of education and was a voracious reader of printed books and newspapers throughout her life. She loved playing bridge and collecting antiques, particularly silver and clocks. Mary is survived by her son Alan M. Johnson and wife Jill and her grandsons, Lee and Cory. Donations in her memory can be made to Dolly's Imagination Library, Dolly Parton's organization to provide children with free books.