JOHNSON, Norma Ruth Mitchell- age 82 passed away Sunday September 15, 2019 at Centennial Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her parents, Adolf Mitchell & Mary Ethel Sims Mitchell; loving brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert N. "Bobby" Johnson; daughter, Gaye Johnson Christian; son, Norris Johnson; grandsons, Daniel (Lindy) Christian & Hunter Christian with fiancee Cheyenne Woodard; brother, Howard Mitchell; sisters-in-law, Ruby Johnson, Dorothy Johnson, Betty June Thorne, & Vermell Albert; numerous other loving family & friends.
Norma Ruth was a 1955 graduate of Lebanon High School. and was a cheerleader all 4 years. She was a member of Lebanon's First Baptist Church where she and her husband were youth leaders. She was formerly employed in sales for Cox's & American Plumbing. She served in the late 1960's as a Welcome Wagon Hostess.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday September 18th 4-7 p.m. & Thursday September 19th 10:00 a.m. until funeral service at 11:00 a.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Mrs. Johnson's grandsons, Daniel & Hunter Christian & Bro. David Freeman will officiate the service. Interment, Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers, Ronnie Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Bruce Johnson, Rick Thorne, David Thorne, Dale Mitchell, Gregory Mitchell, Derrick Mitchell, Daniel Christian, Hunter Christian, Trey Estes, Houston Estes, Larry Albert, Rick Albert, & Danny Bruner. Honorary pallbearers, The Seekers Sunday School Class & Hardaway-Jenkins Volunteer Class of Lebanon's First Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made in Norma Ruth's memory to Lebanon's First Baptist Church or to the Gideon's International.
PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL (615) 444-7007.