Elaine (Barkley) Johnson

March 13, 1948 ~ June 26, 2021 (age 73)


Mrs. Elaine Barkley Johnson, 73, of Statesville, passed away Friday, June 26, 2021 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mrs. Johnson was born March 13, 1948 in Iredell County and was the daughter of the late Roy Raleigh Barkley and Francis Duree Barkley. She was a graduate of Cool Springs High School and on October 12, 1969, she married the late Samuel “Sonny” Branson Johnson, II, who passed away, March 3, 2020. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and previously worked at Paulette’s Beauty Bazaar.

She is survived by one daughter, Heather J. Norman and husband, Darrell of Statesville; one grandson, Jacob Norman of Statesville; three brothers, Scott Barkley (Leanne), Jim Barkley, John Barkley and two nieces, Reese Barkley and Jillian Barkley.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by one sister, June Barkley and one brother, William Scott Barkley.

A private family service will be held at a later date in Iredell Memorial Gardens and the family will gather at the house on Florence Rd., Statesville, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House or the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at

The family would like to give a special thanks to Kristy Smyre and Chris Martin with the Iredell County Community Paramedics, the staff at the Gordon Hospice House and the staff at the Cool Springs Fire Department.

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