Willmirth (Wilma) Mary Johnson
April 29, 1915 ~ February 1, 2013
Viewing: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT and Friday at Eastland LDS Church in Eastland, Utah from 12 Noon to 12:40 p.m.
Funeral services: Friday, February 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.
Interment: Mt. View Cemetery in Eastland.
PERRY - Willmirth Mary Johnson, 97, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 1, 2013 from a heart attack at her home in Perry, Utah. She was born on April 29, 1915 in Mesa, Arizona, a daughter of James Henry and Stella Mary Clark Johnson. Wilma married Donald Agustus McPherson on April 24, 1942 in Mesa, Arizona. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Oakland LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on October 8, 1980. She married Anton Ivan Johnson in August 1985 in Mesa, Arizona. He preceded her in death on November 8, 1994. Wilma served in the US Army during World War II. She is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Wilma retired from nursing from the Reno Nevada Health Department. Wilma dedicated her later years to knitting children's caps for the humanitarian society. She has knitted over 4,000 caps for the Humanitarian Fund. Upon retiring she started taking art lessons which she really enjoyed and excelled at. She also enjoyed reading and crocheting. Surviving is one step daughter, Louise (Lyle) Coombs of Mesa, AZ and one sister, Trudy McDowell of Scottsdale, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, one brother, four sisters and one step brother. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Eastland LDS Church in Eastland, Utah. A viewing will be held on Friday at the church from 12 Noon to 12:40 p.m. A viewing will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT. Interment will be in the Mt. View Cemetery in Eastland.