Johnson, Sandra E. (Cleveland)

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Sandra E. Johnson, 74, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 at her home. 

She was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and was formerly a member of Waterville Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mildred Higgins Harker. 
Survivors include her husband, the Reverend Charlie J. Johnson of Cleveland; children, Deborah Jones and husband, Mark of Cleveland and Jacqui Neil and husband, Butch of Charleston; four grandchildren, Melissa Webb and husband, Brandon, Justin Jones, Brittany Suits and Alysha Suits; four great-grandchildren, Haylie Webb, Taylor Webb, Ayden Webb and Alexis Jones. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 23, in the chapel of Fike Funeral home with Pastor Josh Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with the Deacons of Ridgeview Baptist Church serving as pallbearers. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. 

Her family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, December 23 at the Fike Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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