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Merle Eugenia Reeves Johnson      
Sunrise:   May 16th, 1936 - Sunset:   January 16th, 2014

For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God.       Job 19:25-25

With saddened hearts and deep regrets, the Johnson, Reeves & Sherman families announce the peaceful passing of their Mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grand mother, sister, cousin, and mother-in-law, Mrs. Merle E. Reeves Johnson, on Thursday, January 16th, 2014, in Austell, Georgia United States of America. She leaves to cherish her memories her children, grand-children, brothers & Sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, a host of relatives and friends in Liberia, Europe, Canada and the United States.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Wake Keeping: Friday, February 7, 2014, 6pm-9 pm   

Funeral Services:  Saturday, February 8th, 2014, 10:00 AM
The Cathedral of Turner Chapel AME Church, 492 North Marietta Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30060, USA. Tel (770) 422 6791

Mama, ma-Merle, Gran-ma, Barpy, Sister-Merle we will always love and miss you greatly. Your memories we will forever cherish. Go on and take your rest.       

A Memorial Fund has been established at Wells Fargo Bank, Atlanta Ga. Contributions can be sent:
C/O Oretha Roberson
Routing # 061000227
Checking Acct# 1010026444121 

US Contacts:

  • Oretha/Howard Roberson (Daughter/Son) 770-366-8324/678-516 9706  
  • J. Wesley Johnson (Son)   561-352-5512   
  • J. Edmond Johnson Jr. (Son)  678-559-2038                                                                                                             
  • Weaseh/Busola Johnson II (Son/Daughter)     678-793-4030/678-468-3734

Liberia Contacts:

  • Armah Sherman (Brother)  0777081867
  • Edwin Harris (Nephew)      0886670171                                                      
  • Betty Johnson (Niece) 0886321570      
  • Amanda Johnson (Daughter)              0886438362
  • Musu Fahnbulleh-Richards (Daughter) 0886995864
  • Caroline Howard-Johnson (Daughter) 088 0639500
  • Dr. Lincoln Brownell (Nephew)            0886 551855
  • Bismarck/Yvonne Reeves (Brother/Sister-in-law)  0886590189                                         

Hotel Accommodations in Georgia
Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Cumberland Center
3000 Cumberland Blvd, Atlanta, GA  30339
(770) 952-2555
Ask for the Reeves Johnson Home-going Room Block. Please call the number listed above no later than Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 to make reservations at the special rate:
King bed:             $54 plus tax
Double beds      $64 plus tax     
 Book your group rate: Reeves Johnson Homegoing >>