By: Tom JoyceCivitas Media
March 20, 2013
Mark William Johnson, of Hillsville, was born on Tuesday, April 26, 1966. Mark died on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. He was preceded in death by his uncles, Tommy E. Dickerson and Nick Johnson; maternal grandparents, Fame and Harry Dickerson; and paternal grandparents, Henry and Kansas Johnson. Mark is survived by his brother, John Michael Johnson; his father and step mother, Gus and Ali Johnson; his mother and step father, Mary and John Chalkley; special aunts and uncle, Nevada and Wade Martin and Harrietta Jones; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Mark resided at the Southwest Virginia Training Center Building 4 since the 19th of July, 1993 where he was cared for and loved by Training Center Staff. Mark brought a great deal of love into our hearts. He will be missed here; however he will be welcomed into heaven. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel with Rev. Donnie Hooker officiating. Burial will follow in the Tom Alderman Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. A guestbook is available online by visiting www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com. Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.