Mrs. Mildred M. Johnson, age 93, of Covington passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020. She was born November 2, 1926 in Covington to James and Fannie Smith Moore who have preceded her in death. Mrs. Johnson grew up in Covington and graduated from the Covington High School. She enjoyed working in her yard, going to the mountains of north Georgia, traveling to Pennsylvania, and keeping children. Nothing pleased Mrs. Mildred, or “Sister” as she was affectionately known by her family, more than cooking for her family; she loved them all very much. Mrs. Johnson was a longtime member of Julia A. Porter United Methodist Church. She worked as the secretary for the Chairman of the Newton County Board of Commissioners for many years, she worked for Chairman Jack Morgan, Chairman Roy Varner, and Chairman Davis Morgan during her career. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband Travis Johnson. She is survived by her son Jeff Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama, her sister Shirley Moore Cordell of Fayetteville, GA, along with several nieces, nephews, other family and close friends.
Graveside services for Mrs. Johnson will be held at 2:30PM Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Lawnwood Memorial Park with Mr. Bill Norton officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00PM until 2:00PM on Tuesday at J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home prior to the procession to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Julia A. Porter United Methodist, PO Box 700, Porterdale, GA 30070. The family has selected J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home to assist them with the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.
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