Penny Byrd Johnson, 64, of Bunnlevel passed away after a fierce fight with leukemia on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Universal Healthcare in Lillington.

Penny was born February 5, 1953 to the late Sam Byrd and Joanne Boone Byrd. She is survived by her husband of over 30 years Randall Monroe Johnson, sister Macinda Ann Byrd, brother Robert Miller Byrd and his wife Kate, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Penny was a member of Bunnlevel Presbyterian Church where she served as an Elder. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), and enjoyed a career spanning 40 years, including executive high-technology marketing positions in the Silicon Valley area in CA and Dallas, TX. She and her husband were active with their German Shepherd dogs in therapy programs for both veterans and children.

A “Celebration of Life” service will be held at the Bunnlevel Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11:00 AM. The family will receive friends after the service in the church fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bunnlevel Presbyterian Women of the Church, PO Box 30, Bunnlevel, NC 28323, or the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, CB 7295 UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295.