Newberry - Lavada Butler Johnson, 75, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, surrounded by her family.

Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Hilliard Butler and Stella Dixon.

'Luckie' was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Rev. Joe Olin Johnson.

She is survived by her children: Polly (Eddie) Breeden, Lola (Neal) Johnson-Duncan, Jeanne (Glen) Stanley, JO (Pam) Johnson; her grandchildren: Joseph (Rachel) Breeden, Kyle (Brittany) Breeden, Bobbie Stanley, Alan (Tara) Stanley, Hendrix Johnson, Megan Johnson; and her great grandchildren: Marquis, AJ, Declan, Logan.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, January 28, 2013 at the Newberry Cemetery in Newberry, FL. The service will be led by Rev. James Richardson and Rev. Robert Roseberry.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Haven Hospice or Florida United Methodist Children's Home.

Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 22405 West Newberry Road, Newberry, FL 32669. (352-472-5361).

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013