Sunday, September 21, 2008

Obituary : Erma M. Johnson (1901-1990)

Source : Anderson Herald Bulletin, September 1, 1990

Erma M. Johnson, 88, 909 Alexandria Pike, died Thursday at Americana Healthcare Center following an extended illness.

She was born Sept. 24, 1901 in Alexandria, and was a lifelong resident of Madison County. She retired in 1967 from Anderson Community Schools after 39 years as a teacher.

A member of Bethany Christian Church for more than 60 years, Loyal Workers Sunday School class, past president of Anderson Business & Professional Women's club; past president of Madison County Home Extension Clubs; 50-year member Order of Eastern Star 154, Madison County Mental Health Association, National, State, Local Retired Teachers Association, past president of Toll Gate Home Economics Club and Anderson Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, John C. Johnson; a son, Jim C. Johnson of Lenoir City, Tenn.; a daughter, Mrs. John (JoAnn) Smith of Anderson; a brother, Paul W. Wright of Alexandria; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Lanis E. Kinneman officiating. Entombment will be at IOOF Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Friends may call from 11 a.m until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

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