Peggy Johns |

Peggy Johns

A gathering for family and friends of Margaret “Peggy” Law Johns of Grass Valley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Trolley Junction in Nevada City.

Mrs. Johns died Friday, July 9, in Tucson, Ariz. She was 90.

She was born Aug. 23, 1913, in Grass Valley to Charles Taylor Law and Marian Payne Law. She enjoyed family life and raising show quarter horses, being a charter member of H.O.R.S.E. She was a resident in Nevada County for over 70 years. She also resided in St. Helena for 10 years.

She is survived by her sons Dr. Kenneth M. Johns, Ph.D., of Tucson, Ariz., and Alfred L. Johns of Forrest Knolls; sons and daughters-in-law Melville O. Johns Jr. and Bobbie Johns of Grass Valley and Dennis W. and Adele Johns of St. Helena; nephews Dr. Curtis Widmer of Placerville, Charles Widmer of Colfax, Dale Widmer of San Francisco and David Widmer of Colfax; niece, Joy Campbell of Sacramento; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Marian Law; and sister, Constance Law Widmer.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saddle Pals of Grass Valley (an organization that does equine therapy for people with disabilities), c/o UCP of Greater Sacramento, 191 Lathrop Lane, Suite N, Sacramento 95815, Attn: Tanya Hartle.

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