Johnson, Clara Jane (Summerville)

Friday, February 15, 2013

Clara Jane Johnson, 78, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Friday, February 15, 2013, at the Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center. 

Miss Johnson was born July 26, 1934, in Summerville, the daughter of the late Lyle and Pluma Fletcher Johnson. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Summerville, a retired RN having worked at Georgia Baptist Hospital for 37 years, and Floyd Medical Center for 10 years. 

Miss Johnson was preceded in death by sisters, Qunnie Johnson, Sara Johnson Lewis, brother, Lyle Johnson, JR, nephew, Jimmy Lewis.

Survivors include her special niece, Johnnie Lewis, nieces, Kay Johnson, Devita Johnson, great-nieces, Kimberly Lewis Hanson, Cristy Humble, Kelly Wamsley, Melissa Johnson, Brooke Barden, Dylan Johnson, nephews, Marris Johnson, Harold Johnson, great-nephews, Clifton Lewis, Wesley McConnell, Michael Hogan, 10 great-great nieces and nephews, and sister-in-law, Juanita Johnson Hogan.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Mason Funeral Home with Reverend Mike Pinson officiating with interment in the Summerville Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Robert Hanson, Clifton Lewis, Jack Allen, Jimmy Woodard, Dick Richter, Jerry Prince.

Miss Johnson will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. on Sunday, until the service hour. 

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