Simon JOHNSON

JOHNSON, Simon Mr. Simon P. Johnson, age 85, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-three years, Carolyn Mobley Johnson; parents, Tom and Kate Pass Johnson; and brother, Bill T. I. Johnson. He is survived by his children, Sherry and Lee Smith, Sugar Hill, GA and Tommy and Peggy Johnson, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Chris Johnson, Sugar Hill, GA, Stephanie Dudley, Nashville, TN, Jodi Johnson, Murphy, NC and Jerimy and Kim Johnson, Hughes Springs, TX; sixteen great grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris Tribble, Jacksonville, FL, Jackie and Bill Cook, Winder, GA and Melissa and Jim Waddell, Dallas, GA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Johnson was born September 20, 1928 in Buford, GA. He was a 1946 graduate of Sugar Hill School. Mr. Johnson was a former mayor of the City of Sugar Hill from 1976 through 1980 until 1988. He was a retired supervisor from General Motors Assembly Plant after thirty-two years of service. He was also a retired bailiff from Gwinnett County Superior Court. He was a mason and a member of Buford Masonic Lodge No. 292 F & AM. He was one of four people who helped to start the Touchdown Club at North Gwinnett High School. He was a member of Sugar Hill Baptist Church where he was also a former Sunday school teacher. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Pirkle officiating. Interment will follow at Sugar Hill Cemetery in Sugar Hill, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Flowers accepted or memorial donations may be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096 or to a charitable organization in memory of Simon P. Johnson. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.

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Flanigan's Funeral Home
4400 South Lee Street Buford, GA 30518
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Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 2, 2014