Polly Ann Johnson Born in Boise, ID August 30, 1931 – 10/19/14
She touched many lives with her sweet spirit and had a smile
gave so much and asked for nothing. Growing
up, our house was always full of people - we called it Grand Central
Station. Everyone knew they would be
asked to come in and visit, and have a cup of coffee or a meal. She healed many hearts while working at the
VA cafeteria. Her children,
grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her life. Faith
saw her through many difficult times, including her struggle with
Parkinson’s. God was always in her
heart. She was a member of Eagle Church
of the Nazarene.
Preceded in death by her brothers, Jake and Richard Johnson,
and sisters, Grace Burak and Alice Ramil.
Survived by brother, Virgil Johnson; son, Verne Smith, daughters, Vonnie
Hutchison, Carol Turner, and Tammi Wells; and several grand and
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 24, at 1
p.m. at Eagle Church of the Nazarene, 1001 W. State St., Eagle. Burial will
follow at Terrace Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of
Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, Boise.
Blue-veined hands with wrinkled skin, worn by time ‘til
Once they held a lover’s hand, later on a wedding band.
They gently stroked a newborn’s head, then closed in prayer
beside her bed.
To ask that God would lead the way, in guiding her through life each day.
They labored daily – sun to sun, with little rest ‘til tasks
Yet found the time to aid a friend, and gave with joy when
asked to lend.
A life time written line by line, on blue-veined hands worn
thin by time.