Vera Johnson departed this life in the early morning hours of October 28, 2009 at home among her family in Cambridge, MD.\n \n Vera was born on November 25, 1927 in Nansemond County, VA, daughter of the late James Johnson and the Lillian Fieldshemons. The family moved to Cambridge in her early years and she attended the public school system in Maryland.\n \n Vera, affectionately known as "Fats" was a very humorous person and was known to make you laugh. She was kind to everyone she met. Vera worked in various places and did seasonal work during her early life. Later she became a Nursing Assistant working at Dorchester General Hospital and to Mallard Bay Nursing Care Facility from which she retired after 25 years of service. Fats had many associated but two she call friends, Shirley Ross (deceased) and Ella Mae Brown (deceased). The Family says that Ella came and got Fats and said come on buddy you've got to see this!!\n \n Vera is survived by eight children, Ronald (Baltimore, MD), Michael, Dianne Griffith (Horace), Bradenton, FL, Joe (Iris), Gwendolyn, Teresa McNair, Beverly ( all of Cambridge, MD), Laurence Johnson (Denton, MD); brothers, Bishop Robert Johnson (Emma), Cornelius Johnson (Margie), Vernon Johnson (all of Cambridge, MD), Clevon Johnson (Kay), Savannah, GA; a sister, Louise Price (Moreno Valley, CA); one daughter in-law, Edith Johnson; 29 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; two cousins raised with her, Lilly Ross (Robert), Philadelphia, PA and Ethel Goldsborough (Baltimore, MD); Special children, Preston Jones, Keith Chester, Corinthian Tilghman, Purnell Flamer, and Geneva Jones and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.\n \n She was preceded in death by her parents, three children, Clevon, Jacquelyn and Kenneth Johnson, two sisters, Suzie L. Hack and Oreatha Askins; two brothers, James Johnson and John A Johnson.\n \n Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 6, 2009 12 noon at New Revelations Baptist Church 711 Bradley Ave Cambridge with a viewing two hours prior to the services. Interment in Bethel Cemetery.