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Dicksie Gregorie Johnson

Dicksie Gregorie Johnson
  • December 28, 1962 - November 16, 2016
  • Sullivans Island, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Coastal Community Foundation, Attn: Adela Holmes Cook Fund
    635 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 201
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“I was very sad to read of Dicksie's passing. I was her carpet cleaner for about 18 years and last visited her in the Spring just before I retired. ...Read More »
1 of 78 | Posted by: Don Wright - Summerville, SC

“While I only met Dicksie a few times, she always brought a smile to my face and warmth to my heart. Generous, kind, caring and compassionate are...Read More »
2 of 78 | Posted by: Gary Romay - Scottsdale, AZ

“Fran - I am so very sorry to hear about Dicksie. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. I will forever remember her very special...Read More »
3 of 78 | Posted by: Sharon Ayers - Charlotte, NC

“I am so sorry to hear about Dicksie's passing. I grew up on Sullivan's Island and have the best memories of Dicksie and Fran. Honestly, my...Read More »
4 of 78 | Posted by: Bonnie (Schirmer) Livingston - NC

“When Dicksie was in the room, it was a wonderful, happy room. Lovely, glamorous Dicksie, taken from us too early. Your four wonderful children are a...Read More »
5 of 78 | Posted by: Kate Ash - London - Family Friend

“About 5th grade at Ashley Hall, Dicksie showed up at school wearing a pair of boy's pants. Khakis, she called them. I'll be darned if within a year...Read More »
6 of 78 | Posted by: Bertha Booker - Wadmalaw Island, SC

“Dr. Baird, I am so sorry to learn of your loss. Please accept my most sincere condolences and extend my wish of peace and comfort for your entire...Read More »
7 of 78 | Posted by: Ellen Rickenbaker - Charleston, SC

“Fran:I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Dicksie. I can only imagine how devastating it is to lose a spouse at such an early age. Bonnie and...Read More »
8 of 78 | Posted by: Tommy Cook - Myrtle Beach, SC

“I am terribly sorry to hear of your loss of Dicksie. I knew Dicksie growing up and remember what a special person she was! She was always smiling and...Read More »
9 of 78 | Posted by: Jan Rodenberg - Johns Island, SC

“Deepest sympathies for your loss. May fond memories help guide you through this time of grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire...Read More »
10 of 78 | Posted by: Glen Tiziani - Colchester, CT

“I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of Dicksie. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
11 of 78 | Posted by: Sally Wilson Jones - Boulder, CO

“I wanted to express my sincere condolences to the entire family. Dr. Rebecca Baird is my doctor and friend. She is the most incredible doctor. I...Read More »
12 of 78 | Posted by: Shana Morell Stadler - SC

“Fran- You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time. God Bless you all. ”
13 of 78 | Posted by: Staige & Tricia Hoffman - Tampa, FL

“Memories of Kanuga and our families growing up together. Saddened by the loss. Families are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 78 | Posted by: Jane Sparkman - Charleston, SC

“Such a special lady! ”
15 of 78 | Posted by: Robbie Staubes - Mt Pleasant, SC

“So blessed to know Dicksie. Always was drawn to her by her genuiness....about every thing. Vey special person and very special family. ”
16 of 78 | Posted by: Jann Murray jrmurray.com - SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Ya'll are in our prayers.. ”
17 of 78 | Posted by: Miles and Neyse Barkley - SC

“Fran and family,I am so saddened to hear of Dicksie's passing. She was a wonderful lady. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
18 of 78 | Posted by: Rhianna Edwards - Coworker

“Fran- we have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. So many fond memories of tennis days with Dicksie. Our hearts go out to you and your...Read More »
19 of 78 | Posted by: Millice and Mason Ellerbe

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the johnsons, Gregorio and Johnson families. May her memory be eternal ”
20 of 78 | Posted by: Alexis Glover - My pleasant, SC

“Fran,So sorry to hear this news. I hope you and your family find peace again soon. I'll be thinking about you. ”
21 of 78 | Posted by: Steve Ballenger - Redding, CT

“My heartfelt sympathy to the Johnsons and Gregories. "Dickson Delight" as I referred to her from our AH days was one of the good ones, with an...Read More »
22 of 78 | Posted by: Jeanne Hanahan - Golden, CO

“Dear Fran,I am so sorry to hear the sad news. I loved being around Dicksie. Her enthusiasm and joy were contagious. She will be missed by so many....Read More »
23 of 78 | Posted by: Sarah de Roos - SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. The whole family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
24 of 78 | Posted by: Rosemarie Hines - Tallassee, AL

“Fran, I can't even believe that Dicksie is gone. I am so deeply saddened for you and the kids. Dicksie was such a beautiful person, inside and out. I...Read More »
25 of 78 | Posted by: Holly Covington - Mt Pleasant, SC

“The Gregory's have been part of my memories since we moved to Charleston, My heart breaks for the entire family at this time and I wish everyone...Read More »
26 of 78 | Posted by: Julia Foxworth - Charleston, SC

“Fran and family,Very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Dave and Grace Rucker ”
27 of 78 | Posted by: David Rucker - Parkland, FL

“Back to those car pool days. so sorry to learn of dicksie's passing ”
28 of 78 | Posted by: neltie and bob linker - SC

“So sorry for your loss. Francis, your whole family are in our thoughts and prayers. The Snedekers. ”
29 of 78 | Posted by: Charles Snedeker - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Our heart aches for your beautiful family. We have known you only a short time but we are so moved by the outpouring of sympathy and love from the...Read More »
30 of 78 | Posted by: Kerri Devine - Sullivans Island, SC

“So sorry to hear this news about such a lovely, spirited lady. I enjoyed talking with Dicksie when Liza and Jacquelyn were at Sullivan's Island...Read More »
31 of 78 | Posted by: Susan Smith - Isle of Palms, SC

“To Fran Johnson Sr. and the Johnson/Gregorie families: I want to send condolences on behalf of my family to you all. Dicksie was absolutely a...Read More »
32 of 78 | Posted by: Charles Miller - Charleston, SC

“Fran and family I'm so sadden by the loss of Dicksie. She was always so full of energy and life. She will be missed by so many. I hope you can...Read More »
33 of 78 | Posted by: Edie May - Goose Creek, SC

“Fran and family, I am deeply saddened to hear about your loss. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. God is with...Read More »
34 of 78 | Posted by: Stefanie Lund - Summerville, SC

“Rest with the angels Dicksie. We will miss you and love you always. ”
35 of 78 | Posted by: Evie McGee - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to your family it was a pleasure getting to know your family through the years as your UPS man on Sullivans Island My sister...Read More »
36 of 78 | Posted by: Arthut Stubbs - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“I am sorry to hear of Dicksie's passing. I pray that she is at rest and your family is surrounded by love eternally. ”
37 of 78 | Posted by: Travis Finn - Greensboro, NC

“Deepest sympathies and continued prayers for healing during your loss. ”
38 of 78 | Posted by: Allyson and CHRIS Moe - SC

“Fran, I am so sorry to hear the sad news about Dicksie. You, your family and extended family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
39 of 78 | Posted by: Scott Cornelson

“Fran and family - Karen and I send our heart felt prayers and condolences during this tough avenue of your lives. ”
40 of 78 | Posted by: Jim Carney - Scottsdale, AZ

“Fran, My heart goes out to you and your family. Dicksie was a wonderful person. Full stop. All my love is coming to you. ”
41 of 78 | Posted by: Katharine Hutson

“My heart is broken for your loss. It is always so difficult for those of us left behind. Dicksie has been in my prayers since I found about her...Read More »
42 of 78 | Posted by: Christine Meredith - Johns Island, SC

“Dear Francis and Fran,My heartfelt condolences for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time...Read More »
43 of 78 | Posted by: Umesh Dasari - Boston, MA

“My deepest sympathy to Dicksie's family and to all who knew and loved her. ”
44 of 78 | Posted by: Seward Totty - Lexington, KY

“Dicksie was a constant part of my childhood. At Kanuga always running down to get on the ark, helping me babysit all my little brothers, trying to...Read More »
45 of 78 | Posted by: Lucy Buxton - Charleston, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Johnson family. ”
46 of 78 | Posted by: David Hawthorne

“My heart goes out to you Fran and your entire family. May God bless you all and help you to always find peace, particularly now in this difficult...Read More »
47 of 78 | Posted by: Sylvia Pappas - Charleston, SC

“My deepest condolences to the Johnson family during this time of sadness and bereavement. Our loss is Heaven's gain. Prayers to all family and...Read More »
48 of 78 | Posted by: Kristie McLaurine - SC

“Sending the extended Gregorie and Johnson families our heartfelt sympathy and love. Prayers that you will all feel the peace of Christ and the love...Read More »
49 of 78 | Posted by: Lisa and Jay Murray - Augusta, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends of Dicksie. While raising children in the Charleston area our paths have crossed many...Read More »
50 of 78 | Posted by: Kari Cerato - Johns Island, SC

“It is with a heavy heart that I send my deepest condolences. The Johnson's are a truly wonderful and esteemed family. That I have been so fortunate...Read More »
51 of 78 | Posted by: CJ Auty - St. Petersburg, FL

“Prayers to the entire family during this difficult time. May God bless you ”
52 of 78 | Posted by: Cyndee & Scott Cave - SC

“Much love and many prayers for all. ”
53 of 78 | Posted by: Laura Lee Griggs

“Fran, Joe and I are so sorry to hear about Dicksie !! She is gone too soon from all of you. Hold tight to those you love . ”
54 of 78 | Posted by: Margaret Strickland - SC - Friend

“I am very sorry to hear the sad news about your beloved Dicksie. It's comforting to know that you are upheld and consoled by a deep and abiding...Read More »
55 of 78 | Posted by: Suzy McCall - Tegucigalpa

“I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. May the love that surrounds you all bring peace and comfort. ”
56 of 78 | Posted by: Cecelia Wilson - St Petersburg, FL

“To the Johnson family, I am so sorry to hear the news. Dicksie was such a beautiful person, so kind, loving and fun. She was an exceptional person....Read More »
57 of 78 | Posted by: Jack Murray - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Dear Francis and family I was extremely saddened to hear about Dicksie. It has been many years since I have seen you and Dicksie but I have great...Read More »
58 of 78 | Posted by: Debra Gysin - Jefferson, GA

“Praying for you all that God will provide comfort and strength during this time. ”
59 of 78 | Posted by: Nancy Rast - Charleston, SC

“Francis my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. There are no words at times like these. May you find...Read More »
60 of 78 | Posted by: Debbie Heath Martinez - SC

“Dicksie was certainly a shining light for all who knew her. My heart goes out to the entire family. May God bless you all and shine his light upon...Read More »
61 of 78 | Posted by: Christy Loftin - Charleston, SC

“Fran, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Dicksie was a very special person whose joy and love for life touched and inspired...Read More »
62 of 78 | Posted by: Barriedel Llorens - SC

“Fran, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Bless you all in this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
63 of 78 | Posted by: Violet Wilson - St Petersburg, FL

“BECKY your family is in my prayers in this time of sorrow ”
64 of 78 | Posted by: Cindy Good - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Fran, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family at this most difficult time. I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
65 of 78 | Posted by: Lisa Hern - St. Petersburg, FL

“Wishing you love and comfort during these tough times. ”
66 of 78 | Posted by: Marcia Alfaro - Charleston, SC

“to the family and friends of Dicksie. i was so taken back when i had heard she had passed, she was a very special person and i will miss her. My...Read More »
67 of 78 | Posted by: bobby linker - chas, SC

“I love you so much and wil be missed by many ”
68 of 78 | Posted by: Robert Ward - Rock Hill, SC

“From our family to Dicksie's entire extended family, our most heartfelt condolences. In your loss, heaven gains a most caring Angel; may Dicksie Rest...Read More »
69 of 78 | Posted by: Debi Rieflin - My Pleasant

“I knew Dicksie as a teeneager and she was most definitely a bright light in the room. I pray for peace for your Family. God bless. ”
70 of 78 | Posted by: Rebecca Montgomery Murrells Inlet

“Feel so lucky to have known Dicksie. She had a way of making everyone else feel special. She will be missed here, but Heaven just got brighter. My...Read More »
71 of 78 | Posted by: Debbie Johnstone - Daniel Island, SC

“I'm so sad to learn this news. My prayers are with you. ”
72 of 78 | Posted by: Janet Hopkins - Charleston, SC

“My best to Cousin Jane and Cousin Harry, and all the family. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
73 of 78 | Posted by: Chris Sosnowski - Wadmalaw Island, SC

“Francis and Family,We are so saddened by the news, our hearts and prayers go out to you and your children and extended family. Dicksie was so full of...Read More »
74 of 78 | Posted by: Esther Moseley and Henry Horlbeck Lowndes - SC

“A true light in today's life is gone. Dicksie's passion for life was epitomized by her stamp on so many parts of her beloved Charleston. But mostly,...Read More »
75 of 78 | Posted by: Sandy Weaver - Daniel island, SC

“Your joy and love for life is a great inspiration. I'll never forget when Fran asked me if I knew you and if he thought he had a chance! What a great...Read More »
76 of 78 | Posted by: Mary Rhett Sparkman - Charleston, SC

“Dear Fran and family, I am so sadden to here about Dicksie. Denny and I have a wonderful memory of dinner with you both and Robbie. What a wonderful...Read More »
77 of 78 | Posted by: Donna and Denny Schlie - Batavia, OH

“To all of the family,I knew Dicksie briefly but have known Becky most of my life. I know how close your family is and how close the sisters are! A...Read More »
78 of 78 | Posted by: Sandy DeAntonio - Charleston, SC


Dicksie Gregorie Johnson, 53, of Sullivans Island, South Carolina, wife of Francis G. Johnson entered into eternal rest Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the residence, 2402 Goldbug Avenue, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL.

Dicksie was born December 28, 1962 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of Dr. Harry Baker Gregorie and Jane Ward Gregorie. She was a 1981 graduate of Ashley Hall and Clemson University Class of 1985. Dicksie had abundant passions. She was a lifelong sports and fitness enthusiast who especially enjoyed tennis, running and cycling. She cherished her time in nature and the outdoors, particularly kayaking on the Combahee River and walking along the shores of Sullivan's Island. She loved great food and was an exceptional cook. Dicksie's greatest joy of all was sharing her irrepressible love and spirit with her family and friends.

Dicksie is survived by her husband, Francis of Sullivan's Island, SC; son, Francis G. Johnson, Jr. and his wife Jamie of Mt, Pleasant, SC; three daughters: Sallie Scott Johnson, Harriet Gregorie Johnson and Elizabeth Hampden Johnson all of Sullivan's Island, SC; parents, Harry and Jane Gregorie of Yemassee, SC; two brothers: Harry B. Gregorie III and his wife Cathy of Charleston, SC and Brien A. Gregorie of Charleston, SC; four sisters: Etta G. Connolly and her husband Tommy of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Dr. Becky G. Baird and her husband David of Red Top, SC, Dr. Ann G. Kulze and her husband John of Charleston, SC and Jane Norvell Chesney Gregorie and her husband Greg of Denver, CO; and a loving extended family.

Memorials may be made to the Coastal Community Foundation, Attn: Adela Holmes Cook Fund, 635 Rutledge Avenue, Suite 201, Charleston, SC 29403.

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