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Riley Oslen JOHNSON

  • "We are so very sorry for your loss. May God grant you his..."
    - Earl and Joyce Thomas
  • "Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time."
    - Staff of Northside Chapel Funeral Directors, Inc.

JOHNSON, Riley Oslen Riley Oslen Johnson, age 1, an angel, was called home to Heaven on April 5, 2014 surrounded by his loving parents. Riley was born March 17, 2013 and was diagnosed shortly after with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. SMA is a terminal disease that currently has no cure. Riley was a pioneer in an ongoing clinical trial to find a cure for SMA. Throughout his life he always had a smile to share, and spoke volumes with his beautiful blue eyes. He was such a loving and happy child that seemed to know his time was short, so he made the best of everyday. Riley loved Family, friends, music, Mickey Mouse and being around other children. He is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Elena Johnson of Alpharetta; grandparents, Thomas and Joan Martin of Milton, Amelia Johnson of Tifton; Jerry and Claudette Johnson of McDonough; Uncles and Aunts, Robbie and Trisha Martin of Milton; Derrick Johnson of Tifton; cousins, Abigail Martin, Grayson Martin; Ryan Johnson, Jordan Johnson and Mikela Johnson along with numerous great-aunts and uncles. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Families of SMA, to help other families of children with SMA and to help find a cure. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Bethany Baptist Church. The Johnson family will be receiving friends on Tuesday from 4-8 PM and Wednesday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors, Roswell, 770-645-1414.


Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 8, 2014
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