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Ann Elizabeth Johnson

Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Johnson, 80, passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020, in Birmingham. 

Mrs. Johnson was a native of Atlanta, Ga., raised in Andalusia and Birmingham and had resided in Milton, Fla. for the past five years.

She was a member and ordained Deacon of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Milton, ZTA sorority, graduate of Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree and Central Michigan University with a master’s degree.

Her hobbies included knitting, garden club, loom weaving, backpacking (did a 160 mile trek in the Himalayas), international traveler, camping, charities, reading, cross country skiing and sewing.

She retired from Indian Health services as a medical technologist. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Simmons.

She is survived by her husband, James Johnson III; children, Andrew Johnson and Melissa Harris; grandchildren, Matthew, Katie, James, Ben, Deanna and Sarah; great-grandchild, David Stokes Jr.; brother, Donald Simmons; brother in law, Lamar Ellis; and many nephews and nieces. 

Visitation was held on May 2, 2020 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home. 

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Family Resource Center at 6607 Elva Street, Milton, Florida 32570. 

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.