Mary Ellen Johnson

Born: Tue., Jul. 11, 1944
Died: Tue., Jan. 5, 2021

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 08, 2020
Location: Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson, age 76, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at her residence after a brief illness.

Graveside services will be Friday, January 8, 2021 at 11 AM in the Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Price officiating.

CDC social distancing guidelines will be observed and masks are encouraged for your safety and the health and well being of others.

Mrs. Johnson was born July 11, 1944 in Garfield, Emanuel County, GA to the late Rufus Sr. and Bertie Mae Collins Thompson.  She adored her sons, enjoyed spending time with family, coloring, puzzles, and cooking.  Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Garfield Methodist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, B. L. Johnson; sister, Dorothy Thompson; brothers, Rufus Thompson Jr., Cecil Thompson, Carl Edward Thompson.

Survivors include:

Sons: Rex Johnson (Renee) of Swainsboro, GA, Sheldon Johnson of Garfield, GA and Jody Johnson.

Sister:  Annie Lou McCormick of Summerville, GA.

Brothers: James Earl Thompson

Nieces, Nephews and Extended Family

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Mary Ellen Johnson of Garfield, GA


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Nell Oglesby
   Posted Wed January 06, 2021
Rex, Sheldon and Jody, please know all of you are in our prayers. I am sorry for the loss of your mother.

Chris Rigby
   Posted Thu January 07, 2021
Sheldon, I'm so sorry for your loss. I'll be praying for you and your family. If you need me I'm a phone call away.

Lynn Copeland
   Posted Thu January 07, 2021
My deepest sympathy and prayers for all the family.

Kay Farner
   Posted Sat January 23, 2021
Sheldon, Rex, and Jody,
I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless you all.