NormaRae Johnson March 26, 1948 - January 13, 2022

Funeral will be livestreamed.
To view, click on the following link shortly before 11:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, January 20.

NormaRae Johnson, age 73, returned to her Heavenly Father on January 13, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.

NormaRae was born on March 26, 1948, to Norman R. Thorn and Helen Rowene Thorn and was 2nd of three daughters. In 1966, she graduated from Spanish Fork High School and later from Hollywood Beauty College. NormaRae worked as a cosmetologist, and a housekeeper at Mountain View Hospital.

NormaRae married Alan Robert Johnson in the Salt Lake Temple on June 12, 1970. They were blessed with six wonderful children. Nothing brought her greater joy in life than her children,  grandchildren and great grandchildren.

NormaRae was crafty and enjoyed sewing and preserving precious memories through scrapbooking. She was an excellent seamstress. NormaRae loved to travel, and her favorite vacations were to Yellowstone National Park and Branson, Missouri.

NormaRae was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and faithfully served in many callings.

NormaRae is survived by her husband, Alan; her children: Jason (Karen) Johnson of Herriman, Utah; JaNae Johnson of Salem, Utah; Jared (Renae) Johnson of Kaysville, Utah; Jeremy (Mandi) Johnson of Mona, Utah; Justin Johnson of Provo, Utah; and Jillene (Jonathan) Green of Mona, Utah; 21 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, LaWana Thorn and NaDene Bartholomew; and granddaughter, Dallas Ariel Johnson.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 789 Arrowhead Trail, Payson, Utah 84651. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to the service . There will also be visitation on Wednesday evening, January 19, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 587 South 100 West, Payson, Utah 84651. Interment will be in the Payson City Cemetery, 400 North 800 East, Payson, Utah 84651.

Funeral will be livestreamed. Return to this page on Thursday morning, January 20, 2022, shortly before 11:00 a.m. and click on the following link:


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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Walker Funeral Home
587 South 100 West
Payson, Utah 84651



Thursday, January 20, 2022
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building
789 Arrowhead Trail
Payson, Utah 84651


Funeral Service

Thursday, January 20, 2022
11:00 a.m.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel
789 Arrowhead Trail
Payson, Utah 84651



Thursday, January 20, 2022
Payson City Cemetery
400 North 800 East
Payson, Utah 84651



  1. REPLY
    Craig Green says

    At this difficult time, we send our sincere heartfelt sympathy and condolences to your family. We admire NormaRae and you, Alan, for the wonderful way you raised your family. And to Jillene, we send our love and support always especially at this time. With love, Craig and Stephanie Green.

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    Holly says

    Justin, Jared, Jenae,
    Sending lots of Comfort, Healing and Loving light your way !
    With Love

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    Christi Zeeman Brighton says

    Alan and Family,
    I am so sad to hear of NormaRae’s passing. She was a beautiful woman. I tended each of you children when you were babies and young children. You could not have asked for a better mother.
    Christi Zeeman Brighton

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