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Mrs.  Georgia Yates Johnson

Obituary for Mrs. Georgia Yates Johnson

April 27, 1928 - July 19, 2019
Murray, Kentucky | Age 91


Mrs. Georgia (Yates) Johnson, age 91, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Indiana.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Graves County, Kentucky on April 27, 1928 to the late Reuben N. Yates and Lucy Jane (Crawford) Yates. Mrs. Johnson was employed at Lad & Lassie Children's Clothing Store in Murray before retiring. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband, William T. "Jack" Johnson, who died on July 27, 2015; one daughter, Sandy Morris; and by one grandson, William Zachary Sullivan; and a brother, Gene Yates.
Mrs. Johnson is survived by one daughter, Dana Sullivan of Henderson, Kentucky; one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Pilot Oak, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Jon Morris of Lynnville, Kentucky and Josh Sullivan of Henderson, Kentucky; two great-grandchildren, Lilly and Bella Sullivan of Henderson, Kentucky; as well as a son-in-law, Tommy Morris.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Stahler officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery in Mayfield, Kentucky. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the First United Methodist Church, 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.
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