January 9, 2014

Myrtle ‘Marie’ Ledford Johnson

— Mrs. Myrtle “Marie” Ledford Johnson, 70, of Dalton passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 6, 1943, daughter of the late James Edward and Hollie Marie Henderson Ledford and was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Edward Ledford and sister, Betty Jean Ledford Jones.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 54 years, Junior Johnson of Dalton; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny (Jena) Johnson and David (Karon) Johnson; special nephews, Scott (Angie) Jones and Kevin (Cathy) Jones; grandchildren, Valarie Johnson, Kylie Johnson, Jacob Johnson, and stepgrandson, Sy (Ashley) Martin, Hunter Jones, Tanner Jones, Miranda Jones and Neely Jones; great-grandchildren, John Martin and Ada Martin; brother, Arnold (Tria) Ledford; numerous nieces and nephews.

Services are today at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Dixon officiating.

Burial will be in Harmony Grove Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends before the service today from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.