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June 13, 1944 January 9, 2010
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Frances Cole Johnson, affectionately known as MawFink of Port Republic, MD departed this life peacefully at home on January 9, 2010 at the age of 65.
She was raised by her devoted grandparents, the late Frederick and Sarah Smothers, of Brunswick, MD, was raised in the Catholic faith, and educated in the public schools of Frederick, MD. She attended a real one room school named Horsey Elementary and always the trailblazer; she graduated from Middletown High school. She was the daughter of the late Harry Henry Cole and Frances Christine Elizabeth Smothers, of Frederick, MD.
Education was always important to Frances and she never missed an opportunity to deposit something into the lives of someone she met. She received her formal education at the Coppin State University and her advanced education at Bowie State University. Her love of crafts was known throughout the county and many of you have a "Frankie" scarf or blanket in your homes today. She loved all sports and to knit, crochet, and needlepoint.
Surviving her is her loving husband of 42 years, Clifton Allen "Daddy" Johnson Jr, a son, Tige C. Johnson, one daughter, Trinita M. Johnson McCall, one son in law, William P. McCall III, a grandson, Antoine Parrish, an adopted son, Phillip Foote and three grandpups, Maxi, Mysian and Muri. She is also survived by three brothers, Phillip Smother and his wife, Judy; James Cole and Ernest Cole. Preceding her in death were two sisters, Mary Cole and Catherine M. Cole, and a loving godfather, William Brown. She also leaves to remember her life a host of nieces, nephews and friends.


Brooks UM Church Cemetery 5550 Mackall Road St. Leonard, MD 20685 (map/driving directions)


4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Sewell Funeral Home 1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on Thursday, January 14, 2010 (map/driving directions)


11:00 am at St. John Vianney Catholic Church 105 Vianney Lane Prince Frederick, MD 20678 on Friday, January 15, 2010 (map/driving directions)


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