Margaret Johnson

March 24, 2019
Margaret Johnson, 88, of Tampa, passed away March 24, 2019 at home with her family. She was born in West Tampa to Bertie and Ashley Strawn. She moved to LeCanto, Florida when she was a child where she attended Crystal River High School.  She later moved back to Tampa and attended Brandon High School. She was married fifty-four years to the late Leroy Johnson who died in 2011. Margaret is survived by five children:  Mike Johnson, Charles (Yong) Johnson, Joey (Michelle) Johnson, Bruce Johnson, and Vicki (Dean) Blake, and one stepdaughter Phyllis (Dave) Baldree. Margaret was blessed with four grandchildren; Charles "Alex" (Erica) Johnson, Jake (Nicole) Johnson, Cindy (James) Welborn, and Leanne Hall and six great-grandchildren.  She also helped in the care and upbringing of Alesha (Kao) Franklin whom she considered one of her own grandchilden. Margaret loved all of her family.  Her favorite days were Sundays when they were all together sharing dinner and laughing. She also loved to read.  True-crime and mystery novels were her favorites.  She also loved crafts with crewel embroidery being her favorite way to pass the time.  She would love to have her pieces framed and give them away to loved ones.  She also loved plants and her beautiful flowers.
A Celebration of Margaret's Life
will be held at 11:00 a.m.
on April 6, 2019 at
MacDonald Funeral Home
10520 North Florida Avenue,
Tampa, Florida 33612.

Please join the family afterwards for lunch and fellowship in the gatheria at
Idlewild Baptist Church
18333 Exciting Idlewild Boulevard
Lutz, Florida 33548

In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to

"Entrusted To Our Care"
MacDonald Funeral Home
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