Johnson , Eddith E. -
Manchester - Funeral Services for Eddith E. Smith Johnson, 91 of Manchester, TN, will be conducted on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 2:00PM at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive guest from 11AM Until service time at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Ms. Eddith passed away peacefully at Tennova Healthcare- Harton, March 30, 2018. She was a resident of Manchester for approximately 25 years. She was born and raised in Parrottsville, TN where she met the love of her life, Oren W. Johnson. Ms. Johnson became an “Army Wife” in November of 1948, they traveled all over the greater southeast, calling many states’ home. Eddith worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratories and retired from Electro-Voice. In addition to her husband and sons she loved to read and watch the Atlanta Braves. She wrote for the Newport Plain Talk and was an avid storyteller. Edith spent many painstaking years recording her family genealogy which she so graciously left for her family. She was a Christian in the Baptist faith.
Eddith is preceded in death by her parents, Paul R. Smith and Bessie Freshour Smith; husband, Oren (Bill) Johnson. She is survived by sons, Oren (Karen) Johnson of Decatur, GA, Alan (Cindy) Johnson of Manchester, TN; brother, W.C Smith of Parrottsville, TN; sister, Paula (Liston) Sane of Parrottsville, TN; two precious grandsons whom she adored, Eliot D. Johnson and Andrew W. Johnson; and several nieces and nephews; furry children, Callie and Boy.
The family of Ms. Johnson would like to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Sanders and the critical care staff at Tennova Healthcare- Harton for the wonderful care and kindness showed to our mother. We would also like to thank the ladies at the Coffee County Lannom Memorial Library for their many years of friendship and helping locate thousands of books she read. Finally, to all of Eddith’s many wonderful friends and neighbors, you enriched her long wonderful life with your visits, calls, letters and know that she loved you all very much.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contribution’s be made to the Coffee County Lannom Library.
Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Johnson family.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355