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Rosa Lee Claiborne Johnson / May 21, 2020

Rosa Lee Claiborne Johnson, 72, a native of Halifax County, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020 in Beavercreek, Ohio. She was born in Halifax County on Nov. 10, 1947, daughter of late Samuel and Lydia Byrd Claiborne and joined Berry Hill Baptist Church an early age.

Ms. Johnson is survived by one daughter, Robin Denise Johnson Boyd (Jermaine) of Beavercreek, Ohio; one son, James Samuel Johnson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; four grandchildren; one brother, James Larry Claiborne (Lula) of South Boston; one sister, Ruth Naomi Claiborne Cole (John) of South Boston; three nieces, one nephew, two aunts and a host of other relatives and friends.

One brother, Samuel Claiborne Jr., preceded her in death.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home with Robin J. Boyd as eulogist.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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