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Bessie Noni-V Johnson

March 13, 1936 January 6, 2019
Bessie Noni-V Johnson
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Obituary for Bessie Noni-V Johnson

Bessie Noni-V Blackburn Johnson, 82, of Oak Ridge went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born March 13, 1936 in Dayton, TN, the daughter of Floyd and Bessie Blackburn. She was married to her late husband, Johnny Rudolph Johnson on June 15, 1953 in Dayton, TN. She was known by family and friends as “Nonie”. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved baking sweets, gardening, cooking, crafting and spending time with family. She was a member of Robertsville Baptist Church since the early 50’s. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers Floyd, James, Winston and Earl Blackburn and sisters Ann Blackburn and Carolyn King. She is survived by her daughters, Kathryn Stewart and husband Danny of Oak Ridge, Sandra Jones and husband Ronnie of Knoxville, and Teresa Galyon and husband David of Oak Ridge. She was affectionately known as “Grand Nonie” to grandchildren, John and Brandon Stewart, Joie Mayfield, Caylee Soloman, Jeannie Tennant and husband Josh, Veronica Jones and husband James, Melanie Galyon and Bennett Hartnett, Calie Lynn and husband Ryan and great-grandchildren Jace and Jaxton Tennant and Kimber Jones. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and sisters-in law. The family would like to express their appreciation to the nurses of Amedisys Hospice and the caregivers of Preferred Care at Home for their loving care and kindness. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 5 – 7pm at Weatherford Mortuary. The funeral will follow at 7pm with Pastor Brian Scott officiating. Family and friends will meet on Friday at 1pm at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for a graveside service. The family asks that any memorials be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in her memory. An online guestbook can be signed at www.weatherfordmortuary.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Jan

5:00 PM 1/10/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Funeral

Thursday

10

Jan

7:00 PM 1/10/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Graveside Service

Friday

11

Jan

1:00 PM 1/11/2019 1:00:00 PM
Oak Ridge Memorial Park

1501 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Meet at the cemetery in the Christus Garden.

Oak Ridge Memorial Park
1501 Bethel Valley Road Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

PO Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675-8517

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

PO Box 1000 Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38101-9908
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