Leone Alderman Johnson, 96

by | August 8, 2018 5:05 pm

   Funeral services for Leone Alderman Johnson, 96, will be held Thursday, August 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home of Statesboro. The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until hour of funeral. Interment will follow in Eastside Cemetery. She died Monday, August 6, 2018.

   Mrs. Leone Alderman Johnson was born the oldest child of Paul H. Johnson and Minnie B. Johnson on August 8, 1921. She was married to Dewitt Alderman, who passed away in 1971, and worked as a bookkeeper of Tilli’s in Statesboro until retirement. In 1974, Johnson, married Abb, which brought 18 years of marriage until his death in 1992. Along with bringing her love, joy, and laughter, Abb also gave Leone a loving and caring second family, including her daughters, Jency Bishop of Twin City and Jo Anna (Donald) Atkinson of Garfield, and her son, Dan (Terri) Johnson of Twin City. She loved them all as her own, and they loved and blessed her with wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she adored. Johnson was a member of El Bethel Baptist Church in Twin City, and she loved her church family.

   The family requests that memorial contributions be made to El Bethel Baptist Church, 429 Abb Johnson Rd., Twin City, Ga. 30471.

   Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

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