Jo Ann Johnson died on November 24, 2016, after uncountable years of Biblical and local service.
Jo Ann Johnson was known by ALL as a ‘giver” by heart to anyone and everyone in her path. She served as a Gideon Auxiliary, (Northwest Chattanooga Camp) for over 35 years. Jo Ann as other wives, widows (Auxillaries) help the camps in means of prayers, raising 100% monies donations for global bible distributions for 112 Countries. Their service also over the years distributed and cleaned and reorganized thousands of hotels, hospitals, doctor’s offices, schools, plus witnessing to people and more not listed. Praise God for the thousands of bibles that has gone through this sweet lady hands to be used.
Jo Ann is survived by her husband, Willard H. Johnson after 65 glorified years of marriage, celebrated this year on Aug. 26; daughter, Teresa Ann (Martino); Lerner who lives in Nashville, son Willard, (Tim) Johnson of Hixson and youngest son Paul S. Johnson who lives Tuscaloosa, Al.; sister, Sue Wells, of Brainerd, residing in Texas; stepbrother, Jimmy (Junior) Benson in Chattanooga. Jo Ann also leaves a son-in-law, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cousins and nephews, and other relations in different states.
Pallbearers in the honor for years of service and dedication from Jo Ann will be from the Gideon Northwest Chattanooga Camp Team.
The Johnson Family asks for your celebration time if possible at the Lane Funeral home on Ashland Terrace. Visitation will be on November 26, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Funeral services to follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, TN 37415, www.lanefh.com.