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Faye E (King) Johnson

March 20, 1927 ~ February 27, 2018 (age 90)

Mrs. Faye E.  Johnson of Millsboro, DE passed away at Harrison Senior Living in Georgetown, DE on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  She was 90 years old.


Faye was born on March 20, 1927 in Lewes, DE to the late Edward King and Helen King Stevenson.  In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Preston Johnson in 2001, son, Jack Johnson in 2017, brother, Jay King in 2015, son-in-law, Norman Spicer in 2017 and grandson, Chad Spicer in 2009.



Faye was a beautician.  She started out at the age of 15 working at Doris’s Beauty Salon in Georgetown and later became a licensed beautician and opening her own shop, Faye’s Beauty Shop in Georgetown which she owned for approximately 30 years.


She was a member of Zoar United Methodist Church, Indian River Yacht Club, Mid Sussex Ambulance Squad Ladies Auxiliary, Red Hat Society, AARP, and former member of the Board of Cosmetology.  Faye was a very strong willed and independent woman who liked to be in charge. She loved spending time with her family, especially eating Sunday Dinner at her daughter’s house, participating in functions and events at the Indian River Yacht Club and traveling with family and friends.  Faye was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister who will be dearly missed.


Faye  is survived by  one daughter, Ruth Ann Spicer of Georgetown, DE;  daughter-in-law, Louise Johnson of Millsboro, DE; sister, Jean Elliott of Georgetown; brother, Wayne King of Middletown, DE;  two sisters-in-law Bonnie King  and  Jane Lynn Wilkins both of Georgetown, DE; great granddaughter Aubrey Spicer as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966 where friends may call from 11 AM – 1 PM for viewing and visitation.  Burial will follow in the Millsboro Cemetery.




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