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Seth and Caleb Johnson, sons of Evelyn Johnson, stand in front of a memorial plaque in
the Evelyn Johnson Meeting Room at the Watauga County Public Library in Boone.



Originally published: 2014-05-15 10:07:04
Last modified: 2014-05-15 10:07:48

Watauga County Public Library dedicates meeting room

The Watauga County Public Library in Boone dedicated its meeting room in Evelyn Johnson's memory with a dedication ceremony on Saturday afternoon. 
Johnson, longtime librarian, died suddenly on Jan. 14, 2013.  

Johnson arranged a great many programs that benefited the community in the room, which is now named for her, library officials said. 

Speakers included Beth Mueller, former Appalachian Regional Library director; Susan Jones, Kiwanis of Boone president; Terry Hamilton, endowment chairman; Congressman Virginia Foxx; Pat McGuire of the Watauga Baptist Church; and Seth and Caleb Johnson, sons of Johnson. Cake and punch were served following the speeches.