Virginia NevinsWas in travel industryVirginia Ann Nevins...


April 24, 1993

Virginia Nevins

Was in travel industry

Virginia Ann Nevins, who worked for travel agencies in the Baltimore and Washington areas, died Saturday of cancer at her home in the Guilford area.

Known as Van, Ms. Nevins, 39, had worked for Fare Deals Ltd. in Owings Mills for about three years.

Born in Charlottesville, Va., and reared in Baltimore, she was a 1971 graduate of the Roland Park Country School and attended Mary Baldwin College before her 1976 graduation from the University of Georgia.

She then lived in New York City and London and held resort management jobs in the Virgin Islands and in Puerto Rico before moving to Sparks in 1985.

A memorial service was to be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 1509 Glencoe Road, Sparks.

She is survived by her mother, Ann Snouffer of North Palm Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Elizabeth Snouffer of Arlington, Va., and Faith Nevins of Baltimore; and a brother, Roger V. L. Snouffer of Baltimore.

The family suggested memorial contributions could be made to the American Cancer Society. Josie Lee Johnson, who lived in South Baltimore for many years, died Wednesday of pneumonia at the Harbor Hospital Center.

She was 90 had lived in the same house on Patapsco Street for 55 years.

The former Josie Lee Byus was a native of Cambridge who first came to Baltimore while in her teens and then lived in Hyattsville from the late 1920s until the mid-1930s.

She worked in a Baltimore munitions factory during World War I and later in a clothing factory.

Her husband, Leo D. Johnson Sr., died in 1977.

Services for Mrs. Johnson were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W. in Glen Burnie.

She is survived by a son, Leo D. Johnson Jr. of Linthicum; a daughter, Theresa Ellen Strasser of Glen Burnie; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

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