Hester Ann Johnson age 67 of Lake City, TN went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 23, 2016. Hester was born on February 14, 1949 to the late George Charles LaRue and Helen LaRue-Elliott. Hester’s hobbies included gardening, bird watching, and bargaining at flea markets. Hester taught Sunday School for over 30 years. She worked 19 years as an educational assistant at Lake City Elementary School. After retiring she worked at Main Street Baptist Church Parents Day Out. What Hester loved the most was spending time with her 7 grandchildren. In addition to her parents Hester is preceded in death by: sister Martha Massengil and brothers-in-law James Massengil and Roger Phillips.
Husband: Jimmie Johnson
Sons: Jeff Johnson and wife Jill
Kevin Johnson and wife Keisha
Daughter: Jennifer Wilson and husband Mitchell
Grandchildren: Scarlett, Brycen and wife Ashley, Adam, Garrett, Elizabeth, Eli, and Jacob
Soon-to-be Great-Grandchild: Mattie Ann Wilson
Brothers: Lynn LaRue, Ralph LaRue, and Frank (Sherry) Elliott
Sisters: Betty (Lynn) Pride, Georgia (Larry) Ridenour, Kay (Charlie) Tackett,
Faye Cummings, Louise Elliott, Ruby Jean Phillips, and Peggy Ridenour.
As well as several loved nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the nursing staff at Tennova North.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Main Street Baptist Church Parents Day Out for the “Mammy Scholarship Fund.”
Visitation: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.
Funeral Service: 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 26, 2016 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Seeber officiating.
Interment: Family and Friends will meet at 11:00 AM, Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City, Tennessee for Hester’s graveside service.
You can also view Hester’s guestbook at: www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com
Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements.