Edward Lynn Johnson

    Edward Lynn Johnson, 70, of Madisonville, Tenn., passed away at 3:56 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Erlanger Hospital.
    He retired from Levi Strauss and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Vietnam.
    Preceded in death by parents, Ernest Akins Johnson and Lena Mae Dockery Johnson; son, Edward Lynn Johnson Jr.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Imogene “Jean” Johnson Lyle Smith, Minis Lucille Campbell and Alvin Campbell, Deloris Ann Mashburn, Ted Whitener; brothers and sisters-in-law, Clifford Clinton Johnson, Leroy and Thelma Ruth Johnson, Earl Junior Johnson and Barbara Sue Johnson, and Joyce Johnson; one infant brother; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles Erskine and Helen Frye Bookout.
    Survivors include his wife, Georgia Lynn Bookout Johnson; children, Stanley Akins Johnson and wife Kathy, Eunaiviee Ann Raper and husband Jeff, all of Murphy; grandchildren, Jesse James, Tara Raper, Tasha Raper, Jordan Johnson, Alyssa Johnson; sisters, Elizabeth Sue Whitener, Mary Catherine Burger and husband Charles Leland Burger; brothers and sisters-in-law, Randall Lamar Johnson and wife Mescal, Kenneth Maurice Johnson; Ernest Bilton and wife Amanda, Art and Frankie Johnson Sneed, and Ed Huggins; several nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Mitch and Katie Anderson of Sweetwater, Tenn., and Webster Bookout of Englewood, Tenn.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Biereley-Hale Chapel , in Madisonville, with the Revs. David Watson and Doyle Lloyd officiating. Interment will be in New Bethel Cemetery with military honors by VFW Goldstar Post 5156, DAV Chapter 93 and American Legion Post 106.
    The family will receive friends from noon-2 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville, Tenn., prior to the services.

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