Mrs. Gladys R. Johnson, age 89, of Galivants Ferry passed away Tuesday May 18, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Gladys was the wife of the late Lawton Johnson Sr. for 56 years, and the daughter of the late Emerson Ethell and Lissie Viola Rabon. In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by one son: Lawton Johnson Jr.; her grandparents: Daniel and Charlotte Grainger Graham; four brothers: Roland Rabon, William Rabon, Walter Hyman Rabon, and Zebardee Rabon; one sister: Nancy Lois Rabon; and one loyal friend: Jerome Davis. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Happy Home Baptist Church and a retiree of AVX after 43 years of service. Mrs. Gladys is survived by her special daughter-in-law: Rhonda Johnson; three grandchildren: Sherry Johnson, Russell Johnson (Brian King), and Charlotte J. Smith (Richie Smith); four great grandchildren: Kyle Dunn, Cole Dunn, Chase Dunn, and Corbin Smith; two great-great grandchildren: Lawton Dale Johnson and Randy Kylere Johnson. A funeral service for Mrs. Gladys R. Johnson will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, May 22, 2021 at Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Davin Johnson and Rev. Roger Chestnut officiating. The family will receive friends at Johnson Funeral Home prior to the service beginning at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow the service at Happy Home Baptist Church Cemetery.
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