Bertha Mae Johnson, 85 of Clearwater, Fla., passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at her residence.
Bertha was born September 28, 1934 to Charlie Mapp and Annie Brown both of Chattanooga, Tn. She was the youngest of three children.
Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, Dillard Johnson, and her daughter Patricia Joyce Johnson-Eberhardt.
Bertha was known throughout the Eastdale/Foxwood Heights Community as “Grandma and ”Mrs. J”. She was also known to many of her students throughout the city of Chattanooga as “Mrs. Southside.” There was never a dull moment with “Grandma”, “Mrs. J” or “Mrs. Southside.”
Loving memories of Bertha Mae Johnson will be cherished by her four grandsons; Elmondo Eberhardt of St. Louis, Mo., Antonio and (Dr. Bobby) Eberhardt-Taylor of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Anthony Brown of Chattanooga, TN; one granddaughter, Yolanda (Rodney) Cameron of Chattanooga, Tn., other relatives and dear friends.
The family will receive friends from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 21, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home 1101 Dodds Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404, 423-622-9995