Cynthia Louise Johnson, age 76 of Mesquite, NV passed away at home on January 6, 2023. She was born in Cedar City, UT to Doyle R Clark and Colleen Benson Clark. She married Roland C Higgins and later separated. On November 9, 1991 she married Dr. John Wayne Johnson in Jackson, WY. They moved to Mesquite in 2003 from the Salt Lake Valley.
Cynthia will be remembered as a kind and big hearted woman. Prior to retirement she worked for the Utah Department of Child and Family Services. Her passion for children was shown in many areas of her work from Sub for Santa where they provided gifts for over 800 children in the Salt Lake Area, or heading up the volunteer program for foster child support.
She enjoyed doing crafts including sewing, ceramics, and other arts. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many roles with in the church.
Cynthia is survived by her husband Dr John Wayne Johnson; seven children Stefni (Wiley) Sharp, Shaun (Tonya) Higgins, Les (Ann) Johnson, Tyler (Danajo) Johnson, Cameron (Carrie) Johnson, Randall (Marcy) Johnson, Joshua (Tara) Johnson; a sister Doyleen (Carl) Gustafson; seventeen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother Collins Clark.
Memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 11:00 am with a visitation prior from 10:00 to 10:45 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Whipple Chapel at 100 North Arrowhead Lane, Mesquite, NV 89027. Family and friends are invited to leave condolences and memories at www.starmortuary.com