September 30, 2013

Jeremy Shannon Johnson

— Mr. Jeremy Shannon Johnson, 34, of Rocky Face, departed this life Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at the Emory University Hospital in Decatur.

Jeremy was born March 23, 1979, in Whitesburg, Ky. He was preceded in death by his father, Marley Johnson.

He is survived by his mother, Verna Fleming Johnson of Virgie, Ky.; brothers, Lanny Mark Johnson of Virgie, Ky., and Craig Johnson of Rocky Face; sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna and Gerald Akers of Virgie, Ky., Pansy and Jerry Tuckett of Rocky Face, Murkee and Tommy Gable of Virgie, Ky., Gail and Ritchie Roberts of Caney, Ky., and Penny Roberts of Virgie, Ky.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.

Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Jeremy Shannon Johnson will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Pastor Ricky Spence officiating.

He will be laid to rest at United Memorial Gardens with close friends serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel today from 6 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.