2008-07-24 / Obituaries

Gail Ann Johnson, 60

Gail Ann (Barry) Johnson, 60, of Buck Road, Middletown, formerly of Jamestown, and Chesapeake, Va., died July 17, 2008 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the former wife of Gordon Johnson Sr. of Newport.

Born in Wakefield on February 24, 1948, she was the daughter of

the late Edward

J. and Florence (Magargel) Barry.

She worked as a title administrator for 15 years at Greenbrier Chrysler in Chesapeake, Va,. and at the Newport Auto Center until her recent illness. She also worked at Lucy's Hearth in Middletown. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother, and aunt.

She is survived by a son, Gordon Johnson Jr. of Middletown, a daughter, Alicia Jones and her husband Theodore of Warren, grandsons, Tre and Tevin Jones, a brother, Donald Barry of New York, a sister, Carolyn Knapp of Connecticut, and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Phyllis Layne Piva.

A memorial service was held July 21, at St. Mark Church. Burial was in St. Mark Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Robert Potter League for Animals, PO Box 412, Newport, RI 02840. Arrangements were by Memorial Funeral Home.

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