Linda Johnson

Huntsville, Alabama


December 11, 2019
Huntsville, Alabama


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Linda Lewis Johnson, 81, of Huntsville, went to her eternal home early Wednesday morning, December 11th. She is survived by two sons, Rick (Paula) Johnson, David "Hoss" (Lisa, deceased) Johnson; daughter, Melanie (Bill) Lockard; and sister, Jeannie Lewis. Linda had twenty-two grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cotton Johnson. She was employed by Huntsville City Schools and served as the secretary at Butler High School for 25 years. Mrs. Johnson was a faithful member and servant of Friendship Baptist Church in Huntsville. She organized the Community Watch program in her neighborhood and recognized for her leadership and contributions. She loved to gather with her friends over meal times and enjoyed organizing reunions for the retired teachers of Butler High School. The students, faculty and administration of Butler had a special place in her heart. For many years she was the sponsor for the Butler High School cheerleaders, and maintained lifelong relationships with them. Every Saturday night she would be found watching Charles Stanley, Mike Huckabee and the Gaither Homecoming Music on television. Her great love was her family – her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was known for her genuine love for people, a sense of humor, joy and laughter, and serving others. Mrs. Johnson was a patriot and loved America. Her legacy is a godly life, a love for Christ and God's Word, faithfulness, serving in her local church, caring for her friends, and influencing her children and many others to know and love the Lord. She will be greatly missed by many people. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 22, 4-7 p.m., at West Huntsville Baptist Church. The funeral will be on Monday, December 23, 11 a.m. at West Huntsville Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Monday at 10:00 a.m. before the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SCORE International. Her son, Hoss, is a missionary with them and travels all over the world holding football clinics sharing the gospel. This will help him and she would like that the most. They are at

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I'm so sorry I didn't see this until today. Linda was my grandmother's (Rose Cunningham) best friend when she worked at Butler High School. Then I taught just across the hall from her grandson, Tyler, at Huntsville High! What a sweet, sweet lady. God Bless her and her family. ❤

As a former teacher at Butler High School, I know firsthand how faculty and students alike all loved Linda Johnson. She was a servant to one and all. She seemed to know Everybody and her kindness and patience were so refreshing.
What I miss most about Butler High School would have to be Linda Johnson. To her family, I know you're hurting, but be assured the wonderful memories and influence of "Miss Linda" will be a great source of strength and encouragement from now on...

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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Dan and I are so sorry for your loss. Linda was everything described in the obituary and more. Her absence will leave an indelible mark on our hearts. You will be in our prayers as you have always been in our hearts.

Dan and Gayl Glenn

Melanie, Rick, Hoss and family.....While we are saddened to hear of the sudden loss of your mother and our cousin, our hearts are lifted knowing there is a grand celebration occurring in heaven above. We will always cherish the memory of her gentle soul, and the smile on her face and in her eyes. May you find comfort in the wonderful memories she has given you. Love, Jim & Laura Webber

hoss and family we are so sorry to hear about your mother my god bless the family like he has your mother god bless all

Rick I'm sorry to hear that ur mother passing.rick we all thur school since we was had some lovely parents. They was good people to know. I got u all in my prayers at this time. God bless you. U will always be my friend.

I am so very sorry to hear of Mrs Johnsons passing. She was always such a friendly face in the school office. I think she knew all the students by name. A wonderful lady.