JayDell Johnson

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Funeral service for JayDell Johnson, 75, will be Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, with the Rev. Terry Sisco and Dr. Derrick Staples officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 10-12 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday. Burial will follow the service at Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne at 3:30 p.m. Mrs. Johnson went to meet her Lord on Saturday, February 7, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Lt Col. Jimmy N. Johnson, USAF (Ret); two daughters, Jan (Brian) Studdard, of Atlanta, Ga. and JoLynn (Judd) Fussell, of Guntersville; four grandchildren, Laurel and Jillian Studdard and Benjamin and Brandon Fussell; two sisters, Jane (Jim) Bailey, of Sylacauga and Lynette Tolbert, of Collinsville; one brother, Jimmy (Treva) Lindsey, of Fort Payne; several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Rodney and Landon Shirey, Jay Lindsey, Mark Spencer and Seyi and Niyi Hambolu. Her formative years were spent in Dekalb County, Alabama. After finishing at Dekalb County High School in 1957, she graduated from Judson College with elementary education and social work degrees. She earned an MS in Social Work from Carver School of Missions in Lexington, Ky. Mrs. Johnson met her husband Jimmy N. Johnson when they were in the 7th grade in Fort Payne, Alabama. They dated off and on throughout high school and college until the Lord convinced them to get married in May 1965. The following years were spent traveling where she became very much involved with the Chapel program at military installations throughout Western Europe. She was also employed by the DOD School System and taught in Germany and England as well as Fort McClellan, Alabama. She enjoyed traveling in 47 states and most Western European countries, learning about new people and cultures. She loved people and she loved life and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her parents, A.J. and Lila Lindsey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the , 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 201, Birmingham, AL 35202, the , 255 N. Michigan Ave, FL 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633, or to a . Online condolences to the family at www.klbrownfuneralhome.com. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center 322 Nisbet St., N.W., Jacksonville, AL 36265 256-435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 10, 2015
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