Fannie Mae lovingly called Momma by everyone, was born in Darling South Carolina on
November 29th, 1937 to the late Henrietta Johnson. Momma had one brother James Hunter who proceeded her in death & a sister Laura Thomas. Momma received her education in Darling South Carolina where she graduated in 1955. Momma arrived in Philadelphia at a young age, it was here that she met and married the late Archie Johnson. From this union nine kids were born Olinda, Nathaniel, Angela, Archie Jr, Tracey, and Valerie. Three whom proceed her in death Jeffrey, Lisa, and Rickey. Two son in-laws Billie Ghee, Steven Williams who proceeded her in death and one daughter in-law Laura Johnson.
Momma worked in the dietary department at Doctors Hospital where she met her husband, she worked for a short period of her life. Fannie devoted her life to her kids and grandkids. It brought Momma joy to raise & babysit her grandkids until her eyesight started to fail her but even that couldn’t stop her. Momma loved to plan family trips, shop, and spend time with her family. She spent her last year’s relaxing, enjoying the peace of her own home, and reading the circular weekly keeping up with the sales & still making her list of what she wanted from the market.
Momma shoulder was always one to cry on when needed, she never judged & always gave the best advice that she could give, her famous saying “Always have faith”. Her doors were always open to anyway in need especially her family who could do no wrong in Mommas eyes.
Momma will be greatly missed and remembered for her unconditional loving ways, her presence alone, if you were having a bad day you knew you could call on Momma or just stop pass her house & she would instantly brighten your day.
Momma leaves to cherish her precious memories 6 kids, 28 grandkids, 43 great grandkids and a host of nieces & nephews.
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