Ethel C. Johnson

March 12, 1992

Ethel C. Johnson, a retired Social Security Administration clerk who was active in church and community groups, died Saturday of cancer at her home on North Bentalou Street at the age of 91.

Services for Mrs. Johnson were being held today at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave.

Mrs. Johnson, who retired from Social Security more than 20 years ago, was a former president of the Bridge View Neighborhood Association. She had been a member of the Western District Police Community Relations Council, the Auxiliary of the Crownsville State Hospital and the Wonder Pinochle Club.

At Union Baptist Church, she was a member of the Queen Esther Circle, the Deaconess Board, the Mothers' Club, the Usher Board, St. Luke's Circle, the Missionary, the Wednesday Bible Class and the President's Unit.

Her first husband, James H. Brown, died in 1926. Her second husband, Richard Johnson, died in 1988.

She is survived by two sons, James H. Brown of Fresno, Calif., and Richard V. Johnson II of Baltimore; a brother, Shirley R. Diggs of Baltimore; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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