Age: 68 Address: Gainsboro, TN Date of Death: Friday, March 7, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Wilma Wilson Johnson, 68, of Gainesboro, TN, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 7, 2014, at the home of her sister in Burnsville. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Woodrow and Foye Crowder Wilson. She was also preceded in death by 2 sisters: Berneice Edwards and Jewell Pierce; and, 2 brothers: Lawrence and Ernest Wilson. Wilma was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church in Cookeville, TN. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Surviving are her husband of 47 years: James Johnson; 3 daughters: Sandy Stafford and husband, David, Shawn Pitman and Misty Chaffin and husband, Robert, all of Gainesboro, TN; 6 grandchildren; 3 sisters: Wanda Johnson and husband, Bob, of Gainesboro, Carol Sue Crissone and Betty King of Burnsville; and, 4 brothers: Junior and Michael Wilson of Burnsville, Ray Wilson and wife, Kathy, of Cookeville, TN and Roger Wilson of Asheville.
Funeral services will be held at 7PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Denny Wilson will officiate. A graveside service will be held at 11AM Monday in the McCurry Cemetery on Jims Creek.
The family will receive friends 3 hours prior to the service at the funeral home, and at other times will be at the home of her sister, Carol Crissone.