Reda Johnson

Mrs. Reda Johnson, age 91, of Gainesville, Ga., died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health.

Mrs. Johnson was born Aug. 9, 1922, in Gainesville, Ga., and had lived in the Murrayville area most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of Free Methodist Church in Gainesville, Ga.

Reda was the daughter of the late Lovick Pierce Green and Montine Newton Green and was also preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Johnson; sons, Larry Joe Johnson and Billy Johnson; grandson, Jimmy Johnson; sister, Louise Mooney; and brother, Lovick Pierce Green Jr.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Jim Struder, Gainesville, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Johnson, Gainesville, Ga.; brother, William Green, Gainesville, Ga.; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Reda are scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

The Rev. Jack Gilreath will officiate.

Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Gainesville.

The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega on Monday, March 31, 2014, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

Online condolences may be made at

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Banister Funeral Home
2068 Highway 19 North Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-4159

Published in on Mar. 31, 2014