97 year old Myrtle Johnson of Smithville died Saturday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of the Brethren In Christ. The funeral will be Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. John Wilson will officiate and burial will be in the Adcock Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 3:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elijah and Amanda Murray Pedigo; her husband, Joe Cephus Johnson; and two sons, Glen Nelson Johnson and Cecil Allen Johnson. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Rose and Rayburn Bratcher of McMinnville and Winnie and Bill Petty of Smithville. One son, J.E. Johnson of Smithville. Twelve grandchildren, Wayne and his wife Sue Petty of Smithville, Treva and her husband Terry Turner, Randy Petty, Rebecca Mullican, Mark Bratcher, Ricky and his wife Rita Johnson, Jeff and his wife Kelly Johnson all of Smithville, Marlene and her husband Ricky Bly of Liberty, Sandra and her husband Gary Grove of Collierville, Edith and her husband Gary McReynolds of Auburntown, Johnny and his wife Cindy Johnson of Spring Hill, and Nathan Johnson of Murfreesboro. Thirteen great grandchildren, Dana and her husband Jacob Davis, Tad and his wife Terra Turner, Tia and her husband Kevin Young, Mary Bly, Tabitha and her husband Bobby Joe Anderson, Marshall, Garrett, Kristen, Erin, Kayla McReynolds, and Emma Johnson all of Smithville, Lucas and his wife Holly Bain of Alexandria, Erica Grove of Atlanta. Six great great grandchildren, Kendall Davis, Mackenley Turner, Maggie Turner, Kelbi Young, and Nikolas Anderson all of Smithville, and Katie Bain of Alexandria. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Aug 20 2006