Monday, September 26, 2022

Christy Johnson Cribb, 53

SOUTHPORT — On Sunday, August 14, 2022, Christy Cribb, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away at the age of 53. Christy was born on February 2, 1969, in Wilmington, NC to Steve and Nellie (Simmons) Johnson.

She graduated high school from the North Carolina School of Science and Math and received her degree in Art Education from UNCG. She taught Art, Academically Gifted, and Math for Brunswick County Schools. On March 29, 1997 , she married David Cribb. They adopted and raised two daughters, Erika and Sarah.

Christy was preceded in death by her mother, Nellie, and her brother Stephen. She is survived by her father, Steve Johnson, stepmom Cathy Johnson, husband David, daughters Erika and Sarah, and her nephew Seth Johnson.

A visitation will be held Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Peacock, Newman, White in Southport NC from 4-6pm. A funeral service will commence at 6pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her honor to Children’s Hope International at

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Cribb family.

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