Johnsie Austin Dyson, age 81, of Taylorsville, passed away unexpectedly, following two years of declining health, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at her residence. Born, June 16, 1937, to the late Chalie Cleve and Rachel Amanda Johnson Austin, she was a member of Liledoun Baptist Church. She and her late husband of 59 years, Dwight J. Dyson, owned Dyson Upholstery in the Ellendale Community. Johnsie loved working in her flowers and vegetable garden. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Lavern Austin. Mrs. Dyson is survived by two daughters: Sheila Dial and husband, Gerald , as well as Sharon Mecimore and husband, David, all of Taylorsville. She has one brother, Terl Austin and wife, Jeanette. One sister, Lorene Richey and husband , Claude, all of Taylorsville. Special friends, Betty and Peggy, will remember her fondly, as well as a special cousin, Steve Johnson and wife Angela, all of Taylorsville. She has a number of nieces and nephews. Visitation will be conducted, on Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at Liledoun Baptist Church and funeral services will follow at 3:00 P.M. Rev. James Bumgarner, Rev. Jeff Chapman, Rev. James Lockee and Rev. Todd Simerly will officiate. Pallbearers will be, Richard Johnson, Tim Dyson, Tate Munday, Brett Munday, Doug Hamby, and Coty Barlowe. Burial will follow in the Liledoun Church Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service. Condolences may be sent to alexfuneralsvc.@bellsouth.net. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Johnsie Austin Dyson please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Johnsie Austin Dyson June 16 1937 April 8 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Taylorsville, state: North Carolina