Mrs. Selma Jenkins Johnson, age 89, entered into rest on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church by Rev. Tommy Lee Sexton with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, May 19, 2023 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Johnson was born November 25, 1933 in Jefferson, SC a daughter of the late Julian and Mary Knight Jenkins. Mrs. Selma was a lifelong member of Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, and working in her yards. Selma also grew beautiful flowers and tasty vegetables, as well as researching her genealogy. Selma’s greatest love was for her family and she always showed up to support her children and grandchildren at their activities.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson was also preceded in death by her brother, Bill Jenkins; and sister, Delores Jordan.
Survivors include her husband of 67 years Mendel Johnson of the home, sons; Kenny (Shelly) Johnson of Concord, NC, Larry (Lisa) Johnson of Indian Trail, NC; daughter; Lisa (Arnold) Cota of Moncure, NC; grandchildren; Daniel (Lauren) Johnson of Atlanta, GA, Eric (Angelique) Johnson of Jupiter, FL, Amber Johnson of Albemarle, NC, Larry (Elizabeth) Johnson Jr. of Mt. Croghan, SC, Nathan Cota of Raleigh, NC, and Sam Cota of Moncure, NC; great grandchildren; Wyatt Johnson, Clara Johnson, Hayes Johnson, Larry Johnson III, and Mendel Johnson, in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Mrs. Johnson’s caregiver’s, Norma Jean Coleman, Carrie Benton, and the staff of Gentiva Hospice for the loving care shown to Mrs. Selma.
Memorials may be made to the Gentiva Hospice 205 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709 or Rocky Creek Presbyterian Church, 1357 Johnson Road, Jefferson, SC 29718
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Johnson family.