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Official Obituary of

Mattie L. Johnson

March 20, 1925 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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Mattie Johnson Obituary

Mrs. Mattie Lue Johnson was born to the late Charles Johnson, Jr. and Arra B. Charles Johnson in Gainesville, Georgia on March 20, 1925.

She graduated from Union Baptist Institute in Athens, Georgia and was an activate participant in the school’s reunions.

At young age she joined New Grove Baptist Church, Gainesville. After moving to Athens, she join Ebenezer Baptist Church West.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Johnson, Sr.; son, Ed Johnson, Jr.; grandsons, Edward Bernard Johnson, Payton Demetrius Mapp; siblings, Sadie Bell Johnson Craft, Clarence Johnson, Thelma Colbert, Hover Johnson, Horman Johnson, James Johnson, Ruth Browner, Elise Daniels and Mary Nell Armstrong; and son-in-law, Edward Smith.

She is survived by her daughters, Sheila (Lestol) Stephenson, Sandra Smith and Brenda (Jimmy) Bell; sisters, Addie Teasley and Lena Bell Hunter; grandchildren, Sylvia (Cedric) Johnson Carroll, Tharon (Leslie) Smith, Edward Tony (Shun) Johnson, Fenesha Smith, Edrick (Arnella) Smith, Tempie (Marcus) Smith, Zandra Sterling, Timeka (Tasha) Banks, Mia Cramer (Carlos) Woods and Byron Glenn; thirty-two great-grandchildren, twelve great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

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July 28, 2023

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Winfrey Mutual Funeral Home
ATHENS, GA 30606

Funeral Service
July 29, 2023

1:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church West
205 North Chase St
Athens, GA 30606


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


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