Johnson, Jessy James "J.J."

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Jessy James “J.J.” Johnson, 79, Ringgold, Ga., died on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at his residence.  

He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas.  Mr. Johnson had been a member of New Liberty Baptist Church for the past 57 years and served as an Usher for many years.  He retired from Roadway after several years of service.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, R. C. and Mary Johnson; wife, Margie Johnson; daughter, Cathy Johnson; and dear friend, Eula Kaylor.

Survivors are his son-in-law, Joe Watson, Ringgold; brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Doris Johnson, Chickamauga, Dennis and Mary Johnson, Ringgold; sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Ben Jones, Ringgold; grandson, Nicholas Hill.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend James Langston and Reverend Danny Henson officiating.  Interment will be in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tony Brown, Bobby Brown, Harry Cavin, Ricky Johnson, Calyton Eaker, Steve Henry, Bill Rinehart, and Garrison Brown.

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.


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