Gertie Mai Johnson
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Gertie Mai Johnson, age 91 of Murfreesboro, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 8, 2012.
She was a native of DeKalb County, and the daughter of the late James R. and Betty Ann Bess Thomason. She was also preceded in death by her husband, H. Johnson and sons, Aubrey and Carl Johnson; brothers, Robert Thomason, Jr., William Thomason and Valter Thomason; sisters, Vernie Thomason, Martha Thomason and Ruby Hale.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Brother Glenn Grisham and Brother Kenneth Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Russ) Atkins of Oklahoma City, OK; son, Gary (Brenda) Johnson of Murfreesboro; sister, Ruth Robinson of Murfreesboro; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Johnson was a member of Christ Apostolic Church. She was a special lady who touched many lives and had a giving heart. She will be greatly missed. As much as she loved her family, her flowers, her church and her opportunities to cook for people, none matched her love for her Savior, Jesus Christ.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel, (615) 893-5151. www.woodfinchapel.com
Published in The Daily News Journal on Nov. 10, 2012