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Hester Ann Johnson age 67 of Lake City

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.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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