The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


July 15, 2014

Gladys Johnson

Mrs. Gladys Erlene Johnson, 87, of Athens died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at home.

The funeral is 2 p.m. Thursday at Spry Funeral Home with David Cox and Rusty Brand officiating. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Johnson was born July 14, 1927, in Limestone County. She was a member of Market Street Church of Christ and was a retired lunchroom worker in Athens City Schools.

Survivors include sons, Danny F. Johnson, Athens; Jimmy D. Johnson, Athens; daughter, Wanda Johnson Nave, Athens; brother, Jerry Taylor, Athens; sisters, Eva Greene, Nashville, Tennessee; Mary Ann Waldrum, Columbia, Tennessee; Patsy Appleton, Athens; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, Harvie Johnson; parents, John Samuel Taylor and Anice Verona Blakely Taylor; sisters, Mamie Berzett and Evelyn Apple.

Pallbearers are Greg Greene, John Waldrum, Paul Appleton, Ricky Berzett, Jarrod Taylor and Mike Apple.

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