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Joyce C. Johnson

(NEWELL) Memorial services for Joyce C. Johnson, 78, of Newell will be held Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Morrison’s Crossroads Community Church.

Mrs. Johnson passed away Saturday, May 20, at Redmond Hospital in Rome, Ga.

Survivors include two daughters, Robin Lavallee of Newell and Cindy Watson of Acworth, Ga.; one son, Greg Johnson (Pam) of Wedowee; one grandchild, Trae Johnson; and two sisters, Carolyn Stancil of Taylor, TX and Jean Riner (Ron) of Durham, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

A Pickens, Ga., native, Mrs. Johnson was born on Feb. 17, 1945, the daughter of Ferman and Cairo Densmore Cantrell. She was a member of Crossroads Community Church in Morrisons Crossroads and she worked as a paramedic for North Fulton EMS before retiring. Mrs. Johnson loved being a part of her community and sharing her love for Jesus. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Denham “Doc” Johnson; and a son, Darrel Johnson.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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