Rachel Johnson of Alexandria, Virginia passed away peacefully at home on Thursday evening, January 31, 2019 at the age of 77. She was born on May 20, 1941 to Hunter V. Lester and Mattie Ellen Sheppard in Washington County, Virginia. She was the loving wife of Albert Johnson who passed away in 2001. A farm girl at heart, Rachel enjoyed growing vegetables in her gardens, working in her flower beds and she loved taking care of her pets. Rachel will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Jennifer L. Hodges (Roger), sons, Darrell S. Johnson (Beth & Michael E. Johnson (Stacey), and her grandchildren, Amber, Amy, Alex, Michael, Joshua & Kayleigh. Rachel's visitation will be held on Saturday, February 9th at 10 AM at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd. Alexandria, VA 22302. A Celebration of Life service immediately following the visitation at 11 AM. Rachel will be laid to rest at Mount Comfort Cemetery 6600 Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306.