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Vernon Ellsworth Johnson

Vernon Ellsworth Johnson, 98, of Vero Beach, Florida passed away February 27, 2021.
Mr. Johnson was born September 5, 1922 in Mountain View, Oklahoma. He was a son of Lloyd S. Johnson and Hazel Baker Johnson.
From 1943 to 1945 he served in the United States Air Force.
An Architect and graduate in 1952 and 1953 with honors from Georgia Tech, he spent most of his career associated with leading Atlanta Architectural firms and in his own practice throughout the Southeast.
During the years 1976 to 1985, he executed Construction Management contracts abroad retained by the national governments of Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Subsequent to retirement, he relocated with his wife Marilyn from Atlanta, GA to Vero Beach, FL in 2004.
He was a past member of the American Institute of Architects.
Survivors include his daughter, Sally Cook Thomas of Plymouth, NC; son, Vance Stanley Johnson of Dawsonville, GA; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
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paul locklair

December 14, 2021, 2:21 pm

Im Chuck Locklair son. He died in 2009. He mentioned his first wife Marilyn from time to time. Vernon i think i met when Red, Virginia husband died back some 35 years ago sounds like a good man. Never met Marilyn. I was looking foward to it.

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