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Originally published: 2013-06-25 12:37:32
Last modified: 2013-06-25 12:38:16

John Mark Johnson

John Mark Johnson, 54, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Banner Elk Life Care Center.

Johnson was born in Sullivan County, Tenn., and a lifelong resident of Newland. He was the son of the late James E. Johnson and Lois Burleson Johnson.

Mr. Johnson attended Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, Dustin Mark Johnson of Newland; daughter, Tracie Lyn Welch and her husband, Freelin, of Cherokee; two granddaughters, Fala and Falon Welch; and grandson, Skyler Welch.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at the Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.

Condolences may be made to the family online at

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