Lillie Mae Smith Johnson, age 89, of Waynesville, GA died Friday morning, December 7, 2018, at Bayview Nursing Home after an extended illness. 

Born in Elba, AL her parents were Lemuel Ellis Smith and Eva Mae Watson Smith. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Emmitt Johnson; her son, David Johnson; a daughter, Mary Ann Taylor; four grandchildren, David Johnson, Angie Johnson, Lisa Johnson, and Chris Taylor; two daughters-in-law, Janice Johnson and Kim Johnson; and two brothers, James Smith and Wilmer Smith. 

Lillie was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.

 Survivors include her two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy Johnson Smith (James) of Waynesville and Brenda Clark (Rex) of White Oak; four sons and a daughter-in-law, Joe Johnson of Lulaton, Terry Johnson of Waynesville, Jerry Johnson (Teresa) of Waynesville and Donnie Johnson of Brunswick; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren; a sister, Merle Danford of Jacksonville; and also several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday afternoon (December 15, 2018) at King Memorial Baptist Church. 

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta, GA. 

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