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Eleanor Johnson

April 29, 1947 ~ October 18, 2019 (age 72)

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Obituary

Sister Eleanor Johnson was born April 29, 1947 to the late Mr. Jessie James Johnson and Mrs. Mattie Johnson. Sister Johnson departed this earthly home on Friday, October 18, 2019.
 She was a member of the Unique Social Club where she served as the Parliamentarian, and of the VFW 3910 Auxiliary.
 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her oldest sister, Annie Mildred Clarke, brothers, Lamar Harmond and Willie James Johnson; a loving aunt, Mildred Shaw who raised Eleanor in her home after death of her mother.
 Sister Eleanor Johnson graduated from Burney Harris High School, Class of 1967.  She worked at the University of Georgia for 30 plus years.
 She leaves to cherish her memory a sister, Carolyn Johnson Collins; a niece, Carlis (Carolyn) Johnson who was raised in the home; a host of other nieces and nephews; and a special cousin who Eleanor regarded as a brother, Charles Knox; other relatives and friends

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Services

Lie-in-state
Thursday
October 31, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hill First Baptist Church
205 N. Pope St.
Athens, GA 30601

Visitation
Thursday
October 31, 2019

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Winfrey Mutual Funeral Home Inc
390 GLENHAVEN AVE
ATHENS, GA 30606

Funeral Service
Friday
November 1, 2019

12:00 PM
Hill First Baptist Church
205 N. Pope St.
Athens, GA 30601

Interment following funeral service
Friday
November 1, 2019

East Lawn Memorial Cemetery
825 Winterville Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

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