Richmond-Velma B. Johnson, 94, of Main St. died on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at her home. She was born in Washington, Maine on July 21, 1919, the daughter of George and Lucia Light. Velma was a past member of Beulah Rebekah Lodge, Richmond Grange and participated in the senior citizen group that met at the Good Shepard Church. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, gardening, playing cards, needle work and spending time with family.
Velma was employed for 32 years at Eaton Shoe Factory in Richmond, retiring in 1984. She was predeceased by her husband Conrad Johnson, son Paul Withee, daughter Joyce Farr and great grandson Adam Withee. She is survived by sisters Phyllis Newell of Augusta, Elsie Hunter & husband Matthew of Chelsea, sons George Withee & wife Dorothy of Enfield, CT; Phillip Withee & wife Virginia of Wiscasset, Richard Withee of Brunswick, Dennis Withee & wife Evelyn of Hooksett, NH; daughter Elaine McGuire of Richmond, 18 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday, July 7th from 6to8pm at the funeral home. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, July 8th at 11am also at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond.
Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.