Maurice M. Johnson

January 31, 2019
Maurice M. Johnson

Maurice M. Johnson, 90 of Williamsburg, Virginia passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019.
Maurice is preceded in death by her parents, Williams and Elizabeth Morning; sister, Hazel Bostick; brothers, Williams Morning, Jr., Hugh Morning, James Morning, John Morning, Arthur Morning and son, James Johnson Jr.
She is cherished in memory by her loving children, Javene J. Hudson, Joyce J. Jackson (Ronald), Barbara J. Banks, and Matthews L. Johnson; grandchildren, James E. Hudson III (Renee’), Marvin T. Hudson (Shirley), Keith A. Pressey, Jr. (Erica), Kristin P. Anderson (Benjamin), Patrice Y. Banks, LaMar R. Banks (Carmen), Mark Johnson (Jamilah), Alvin Johnson, daughter-in-law Lillian Johnson; brother Horace Morning; sisters Quovadis Mae Cooke, Eunice White; eight great grandchildren and one step grandchild, along with nieces, nephews, cousins, and many loving and caring friends.
She worked for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation as an Interpreter for 24 years before her retirement.
Maurice enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, loved arts and crafts, especially drawing. She enjoyed fishing, traveling with her friends and had a great sense of humor. She was, strong, firm, loving and very proud of her children.
She began her studies with the Jehovah’s Witnesses in the early 1960’s and was baptized June 24, 1984. She remained a faithful pioneer with over 34 years of service until her health started to decline, and then she would use the hook-up phone service to remain connected. For comfort, she would often sing, “I will be faithful to the end, I will help you reach your goal”. She was well known by many in several Halls she attended.
There will be a memorial wake on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 between the hours of 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 12:00 PM at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 5493 Mooretown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188.


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  • February 04, 2019
    Arlene Tucker says:
    To The Johnson Family, My deepest Condolences. You are in my prayers.

  • February 05, 2019
    Agnes Roberts says:
    To Javene, Joyce, Barbara and the Johnson family, I am so SORRY to hear of your Mothers passing. YOU are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that GOD WILL WRAP YOU ALL IN HIS COMFORTING ARMS, GOD BLESS YOU ALL, SENDING YOU MY LOVE.

  • February 05, 2019
    William H. Reid, Sr says:
    My deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs. Johnson. May the Holy Spirit comfort you all during your mourning the lost of your loved one.

  • February 05, 2019
    Janice Wynne-Jackson says:
    To Joyce and family. I was sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. I will keep you and your family in prayer and pray for comfort, peace and strength.

  • February 05, 2019
    Bonita Schley says:
    My deepest sympathy to Matthew Johnson and family. May God comfort you all in your time of need.