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Frances Wade Johnson



1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Scales & Sons Funeral Home

12 noon - 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2011
Scales & Sons Funeral Home

Funeral with Rev. Robert James, as eulogist.:
1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2011
Scales & Sons Funeral Home

on Thursday, June 30, 2011
Evergreen Graveyard, Murfreesboro, TN

on Thursday, June 30, 2011
Stones River United Methodist Church, Murfreesboro, TN

Mrs. Frances Wade Johnson, age 89, was born in Murfreesboro, TN on March 3, 1922 and departed this life on June 23, 2011 at NHC.

Mrs. Johnson attended Cemetery Elementary School and graduated from Holloway High School in 1942. She was a member of Stones River United Methodist Church, where she served as an usher and Church Treasurer.

She was married to the late Samuel Johnson on February 19, 1974. Mrs. Johnson was a cook at the Saddle Resturant-Jackson Motel for approximately 15 years. She enjoyed fishing, traveling, cooking and sewing.

She leaves to cherish her memories, four daughters, Stephanie Daniel of Murfreesboro, TN, Barbara Browder of Wilmington, DE, Mamie Hunter of Columbus, OH, Cornelia (Dennis) Farr of Las Vegas, NV; son, James E. (Merdean J.) Woods of Chicago, IL; step-daughter, Elaine Shavers of Louisville, KY; sister, Edna Mai Carter of Chicago, IL; eleven grandchildren, Yvonne Davis, Adrian Brown, Darrold Alexander, Shawn E. Browder, Jerone Browder, Kimberly Reeves, Cherissie Reeves, William Reeves, Crystal Thornton, Terashia Hunter, James E. Woods, Jr; a host of great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces, nephews, other relatives, Nancy Vaughan, William Crockett; devoted cousins, Elaine Washington, Frank H. Marable; devoted friends, Jennifer Hignite, Charlotte Challender and many other relatives and friends.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

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