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Mary Annie Mae Johnson, 86, of Ocala, Fla., died Dec. 26, 2012.
Born Dec. 18, 1926, in Leonardtown, she was raised on a farm with four brothers and four sisters.
After World War II, she met a young aviation sailor, who was stationed at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. William John Johnson was from Jamaica Bay, N.Y. They married April 19, 1947. They had four children, William, Robert, Daniel and Ann Marie. The family lived in Alexandria and Springfield, Va., while her husband served as a U.S. Air Force chief master sergeant who was the crew chief for Air Force One under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Her life as a military wife was a job she loved and honored.
In 1977, she and her husband moved back to Hollywood, where they lived on the Patuxent River. They stayed there many years, until they sought warmer weather and moved to a retirement home in On Top of the World in Ocala in 1999. Her husband died suddenly that same year, after 52 years of marriage.
She is survived by her four children; six grandchildren, Darby, Kelley, Bobby, Daniel, Sara and Matthew; and one great-grandchild, Darrin.
Arrangements were private and were handled by Roberts Funeral Home in Ocala.