Carol Anne Johnson

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Carol Anne Johnson, age 74, of Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Carol was born April 9, 1944, in Webster, Mass., to Albert and Dorothy (Maloney) Tower.

Carol graduated from Webster High School and Mount Auburn School of Nursing in Massachusetts. Following her graduation from nursing school, she was commissioned in the Air Force as a registered nurse and served proudly until leaving the Air Force when she married First Lieutenant Richard Johnson on Oct. 18, 1967. Carol continued to work as a Registered Nurse in the various locations where they were stationed until retiring from nursing in 2002. The couple has lived in Nevada since 2002 and has spent their summers in Rangeley, Maine, for many years.

Carol enjoyed reading and following the political scene. She continued to pursue her passion for serving others after retiring from nursing by being an active volunteer at All Saints Episcopal Church. Carol has valiantly fought many medical issues over the past 16 years but is now at peace.

In addition to her husband Richard, she is survived by: two children, Eric Johnson (and his wife, Maila), of Kennebunk, Maine, and Andrew Johnson of Nevada; five grandchildren, Haloye Johnson, Hannah Johnson, Holden Johnson, Anne Johnson and Aidan Johnson; and one brother, Willard Tower, Worchester, Mass. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Curtis Tower.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date in the All Saints Episcopal Church.

The family suggests memorials be made to Nevada Animal Shelter in care of Ferry Funeral Home.