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Gertrude "Trudy" Collum Johnson

March 4, 1929 — December 9, 2021

Benson, NC: Mrs. Gertrude “Trudy” Collum Johnson, age 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. Memorial Services will be 2:00PM Thursday, December 16, 2021 at the Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Benson. Officiating will be Rev. Allen Gupton.

Mrs. Johnson was born on March 4, 1929 in Vienna, Austria to the late Victor Josef and Anna Maria Johanna Scheiner. She was preceded in death by her husbands, William Collum and Lee Bowden Johnson. Mrs. Johnson was a model in Paris and a homemaker.

Surviving include a cousin in Austria; and several special friends.
The family will receive friends following the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to Johnston County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1552 Ranch Road Clayton, NC 27520.

In accordance with NC-COVID19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W’s: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face coverings are not required, but are kindly recommended for all services.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.
Condolences may be made at www.roseandgraham.com
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.

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301 W Main St, Benson, NC 27504

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