Ruth B. Johnson

January 15, 1950January 21, 2020

It is with the deepest sorrow, that the family of Ruth Johnson “Loretta” age 70 of Charlotte North Carolina, announces her departure from this life on January 21, 2020 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

Ruth was born on January 15, 1950 in Savannah Georgia to Charlie Pettis Hutchinson Sr. and Deloris (Ganaway) Hutchinson/Williams. On May 11, 1971 Ruth married the love of her life, Larry Johnson Sr.“Check it”, whom she was predeceased by. From this union arose three wonderful children, Angela, Sonya, Larry Jr. Ruth’s educational background encompassed Georgia, South Carolina, and New Jersey. Her care and concern for others extended well beyond her family, as demonstrated by her work with the Plainfield, New Jersey Welfare Office, Unemployment Office, Visiting Nurses System and the American Red cross. Ruth was a selfless, compassionate, warm, tireless advocate for anyone who needed help. The world has lost one of the most precious and priceless souls. Truly irreplaceable.

Surviving family members include her Daughters; Angela Johnson-Hooker (David); Sonya White (Sterling); Larry Johnson Jr. (Gisselle); Mother Deloris Williams; Grandchildren; Randy L. Mitchell ll, Mark Hutchinson, Dante’ Burress, Julianna Johnson, Axel Johnson, Great Grand’s; Randy “Tre” Mitchell lll, Brothers; Charlie Pettis Hutchinson Jr., Anthony Edward Hutchinson, Leonard Williams, Niece; Nicole Hutchinson and other Nieces, Nephews, and a host of Grand Nieces and Grand Nephews, Cousins and in-laws.

Services will be held, for our Mother, our Sister on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The family has entrusted care to Forrest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28208 Phone: (704) 395-0055


  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 1, 2020


Ruth B. Johnson

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