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Mrs. Louise (Kilgore) Johnson

October 22, 1941 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Mrs. Louise Johnson Obituary

Mrs. Mary Louise Johnson, age 82 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023 at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Red Hill, Tennessee on October 22, 1941, daughter of the late Homer Kilgore and Lois Austin Kilgore.  She was a member of the New Beginnings Baptist Church and was retired from the Chattooga County School System, where she worked as a secretary for Chattooga High School. Mrs. Johnson enjoyed cooking, especially baking; quilting and working in the church.  She was active in both the Chattooga Band Boosters and the Chattooga Athletic Boosters.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by two sisters, Carolyn Starks and Shirley Wallace.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband of 62 years, Rev. Ken Johnson; daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Dwane Justice, Brenda and Jeremy Worsham, and Cricket and Kindel Thurston; brother, Randall Kilgore; sister and brother-in-law, Patty and J.C. Christian; grandchildren, Katee Justice, Wendy (Tripp) Greer, Dakota (Becky) Thurston, and Skyler Thurston; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Johnson will be held Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Jennings and Rev. Barry Peppers officiating.  Interment will follow in the Summerville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will include Jeremy Worsham, Dwane Justice, Kindel Thurston, Dakota Thurston, Skyler Thurston, Tripp Greer and Dewayne Allmond.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Dillion Smith, Emily Saine, Teicher Thurman, all other staff of Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and members of the Affinis Hospice Team.

Mrs. Johnson will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Flowers will be accepted, or those desiring may make memorial contribution to the St. Jude’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas PlaceMemphis, TN 38105; or to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

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November 4, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Coffman Funeral Home - Petitt Chapel
12855 Highway 27
Summerville, GA 30747-5897

Funeral Service
November 5, 2023

2:00 PM
Coffman Funeral Home - Petitt Chapel
12855 Highway 27
Summerville, GA 30747-5897


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