Sarah Matthews Johnson, 81, passed away on July 10, 2016. Sarah was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nell Holdsworth Matthews, and her husband of 56 years, Clarence Albert Johnson.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, James Harris Johnson, Anne Renee Johnson and her boyfriend, Jeff and his children, Josh and Brittany Moore, and Jeffrey Lee Johnson and his fiancé, Diane and her children, Ross and Ashleigh Carter; brother, Wade Matthews and his wife, Donna and nephews, Robert and William Matthews.

The family will receive friends at 2:00 pm, Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Sarah’s residence in Claremont. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Claremont United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 174 Claremont, VA 23899. The family is being served by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, Wakefield Chapel. Condolences may be posted at

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