Mrs. Vada J. Johnson, age 89, Telford, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011 at her residence.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Yancey County, NC but lived most of her life in Johnson City. She was a daughter of the late Robert O. & Elmina McIntosh Jones. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Lloyd L. Johnson, brother, Herbert Jones, sister, Bobbie Daniels and great-niece, Jan Hughes.
She retired from United Telephone Company after 36 years of service as a Telephone Operator.
Her loving kindness and giving nature was felt by all who knew her.
Survivors include four sisters, Mary Jones, San Antonio, TX, Bernice Wilson, Elizabethton, Shirley Jones, Telford and Charlotte Hensley and husband Glen, Kingsport; dear sister-in-law, Josephine Jones, Johnson City; four nieces, one nephew, and several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted 8:00 pm Monday, August 1, 2011 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon Stacey and Rev. Lester Lattany officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Monday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 3:00 pm Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at Chuckey Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Mike Jones, Gary Brumit, Adam Brumit, Jeff Sparks, Larry Clawson and Jimmy Shelton.
Condolences may be sent to the Johnson family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821