Johnson, Shirley Ruth

Friday, January 12, 2018

Shirley Ruth Johnson, 82, passed away on January 8, 2018.

She was employed with Erlanger Hospital for over 30 years.

She was preceded in death by husband, Odell Johnson; parents, Martha and Robert Caldwell.

She is survived by her sons, John and Larry Bragg of Chattanooga, Edward Bragg of Jarrett, Va., Michael Cole of Chattanooga; daughters, Peggy Bragg and Valerie (Alfred) Polk; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 14, at Greater Community Church of Chattanooga COGIC at 1 p.m. The body will lie in state after noon on Saturday. Interment will be in National Cemetery.

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.


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