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Edward 'Ed' Johnson

April 28, 1936 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 85)

Obituary

Edward “Ed” Johnson, age 85 of Athens, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at UT Medical Center in Knoxville.

Ed was born in Mooresburg, TN, was a longtime resident of Sweetwater and most recently of Athens.  He was the son of the late Joe and Perlie Carpenter Johnson.

Ed worked for Bilderback Dairy for 37 years. 

Ed is survived by his loving wife Zora Swafford Johnson of Athens;

Daughter Teresa Stover (Tim) of Lovell, WY;

Son Mike Johnson (Susan) of Spanish Fort, AL

Grandsons Andy Poe (Katie) ,Chris Poe (Anna) both of Sweetwater and Cash Johnson of Spanish Fort, AL 

Granddaughter  Shelby Blair of Spanish Fort, AL

Stepchildren Amanda Hysinger of Athens, Leon Crain (Debbie) of Athens, David Talley (Norreen) of Ten Mile and Dale White of Athens

9 Great Grandchildren;

Several Nieces and Nephews.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the UT Medical Center nurses and staff for their care and concern for Ed and his family

Funeral Services will be at 2 PM, Monday March 14, 2022 at Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. James Morgan officiating.  Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 1 PM – 2 PM on Monday.

If you cannot attend the visitation or graveside service, you can sign the online guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Edward “Ed” Johnson.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 14, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Funeral Service
Monday
March 14, 2022

2:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

GRAVESIDE
Monday
March 14, 2022

2:45 PM
CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY
S. Hill Street and Glendale Ave.
ATHENS, TN 37303

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