Martha Ann Holland Johnson, 82, of Iredell County, N.C., passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2022. She was born November 17, 1938, to the late Allen and Dora Alexander Holland.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Claude Johnson; sons, JayLynn and Bryan Johnson; step-mother, Rosie Lee Turner; sisters, Carline Holland Ferrell (Willie) and Phyllis Pruitt (Lonnell); brothers, Roy Holland, J.C. Chambers, Charles Turner, and Jame Holland.

Martha leaves behind a large and loving family, including daughters; Cassandra Holland Moody and Dora Johnson Dalton; son; Claude Johnson Jr.; grandchildren, David Vincent Holland, Xavier Stefani Nickol Holland, William Lynn Dalton Jr., India Johnson, Doraine Leeann Dalton, Zoe Whren, and Brandon Woods; eleven great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret L. Peck and Darlyn Rivers (Anthony); brothers, Larry Holland (Vivian), Stamey Holland (Emma), Otis Holland, and Sammy Holland; two brothers-in-law, Lonnell Pruitt and Willie Ferrell; many nieces and nephews, including Keith Holland (Thomasine); special cousins, Dorothy White and Lillian White; aunt, Beulah Mae Holland Redmon; her wonderful group of friends, Judy Parks, Purney Gray, and Francis Moten; and a host of friends and loved ones.

Mrs. Johnson loved to spend time with her family, visit with her friends, go visit the rest homes around her (driving herself!) and would bring a smile to everyone she met along the way.

A public lie-in-state will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held to celebrate Martha’s life on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 12 noon at Belmont Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Johnson family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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