Edna Johnson


Edna Lynn Johnson, 87, of Riceville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 at her home.

She was a retired real estate broker. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, the Athens Elks Lodge, and was a Toastmaster. Her hobbies were art, painting, singing and fishing. She was a member of Charleston First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar T and Carrie Pruitt Colloms; husbands: Stanley Trentham and Johnny Johnson; and siblings: Betty Liner, Louise Bowman, Billy Colloms, Clyde Lester Colloms and E.T. Colloms Jr.

She is survived by her children: Diana (Larry) Bilbrey of Lee Summit, Mo., Brenda (Melvin) Gilmore of Tucumcari, N.M., and Tamara Johnson of Athens; one brother, Carl Colloms of Charleston; three sisters: Jeanette Donaldson (Troy) of Riceville, Ruth Carver of Decatur, Wanda Crittenden (Bill) of Charleston; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held in the chapel of Fike Randolph & Son Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at 10 a.m. with Pastors David Cross and William Spencer II officiating.

Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Her nephews Eddie Hamby, Phil Liner, David Crittenden, Roger Crittenden, Randy Maddox and Charles Victor Maddox will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Crittenden and David Colloms.

Her family will receive friends on Monday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga TN 37416.

Send a message of condolence and view the Johnson family guestbook at www.fikefh.com.


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