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Marian Gail Mashburn Johnson, 75, of Sanford, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, at SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice House in Pittsboro.

She was born in Carbonton on June 20, 1946, to the late Archie and Rena Mae Purvis Mashburn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Mashburn. Gail retired from Pfizer after 20 years of service.  

Survivors include her husband, Roger; son, Devin McCann of Chapel Hill; daughter, Lisa McCann Diekhoff of Sanford; step-sons, Randy Johnson and Jeff Johnson, both of Sanford; step-daughter, Rhonda Johnson of Sanford; brothers, Roger Mashburn of Bear Creek and Wayne Mashburn of Carthage; sister, Thelma Thomas of Olivia; four grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren .

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Lending Paws a Hand, P.O. Box 765, Sanford, N.C. 27330 and/or Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, N.C. 28607 and/or SECU Jim & Betsy Bryan Hospice House, 100 Roundtree Way, Pittsboro, N.C.

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Arrangements are by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.