Goldie M. Johnson
Goldie M. Johnson, age 89, passed away Saturday surrounded by her family. She was born October 12, 1923 to Mamie and Charlie Trammel of Mittie, LA. She was raised in Mittie and graduated from Fairview High School in Grant, LA.
She married A.C. Johnson on March 1, 1942. They had three children.
Goldie is preceded in death by her husband, A.C. Johnson; parents, Mamie and Charlie Trammel; sister, Jewel Johnson; great grandson Jaxon Israel, and a very dear niece, Vivian Laurence, of Denham Springs, LA.
She is survived by her daughters Darleen Hodges, and husband, Kenneth of Orange; Dewana Melton, of Tulsa, OK, and Angel Johnson of Orange; one brother, Larry L. Trammel of Chapel Hill, NC; a sister Jemmette Rush of Columbus, OH, nine grandchildren: Elizabeth Ansley, Michelle McDonald (Scott), Kenneth Hodges (Dawn), Wayne Johnson, Goldie Dannette Williams (Troy), Devin Melton, Lisa Joy Stines (Neil), Aron Melton, and Amanda Israel, 20 great-grandchildren and numerous relatives and friends.
Goldie loved to travel, read, crochet, and spend time at her childhood homestead, with her horses on Elizabeth Fire Tower Road outside of Elizabeth, LA. She also enjoyed watching her great-grandchildren run and play.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 4:090 PM to 7:00 PM, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange, followed by services at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, Sept. 18, with burial to follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.