Sylvia T. Johnson

02/20/1956 - 01/05/2021

Obituary for Sylvia T. Johnson

We respectfully announce the passing of Mrs. Sylvia Thompson "Elaine" Johnson, age 64, of Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville, Georgia.

Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Southview Cemetery located on Hamilton Road in LaGrange, Georgia 30241. Pastor Oliver Cameron will officiate.

The service will be live streamed at See clickable link on photo page.

Public viewing will be held Monday from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

Due to COVID-19 concerns everyone in attendance at the Graveside and the public viewing must wear a mask and social distancing is encouraged.

Mrs. Sylvia Elaine Thompson Johnson, born to the late Oliver and Joyce Lindsey Thompson, entered into eternal rest on January 5, 2021 at Piedmont Hospital in Fayetteville, Georgia.

She began her earthly journey February 20, 1956 in Hogansville, Georgia (Corinth Community). She attended Hartford High School where she graduated in 1974. She furthered her education at Hartford Technical College. Her spiritual journey began at Wadley Chapel United Methodist Church and later joined New Life Journey Ministry under the pastorage of Rev. Oliver Cameron.

Her greatest achievement was her marriage to Michael Johnson on September 9, 1980.

Her employment included the following: CIGNA, formerly Connecticut General Insurance, and an Office Manager at Great Expression Dentistry until retirement in 2017.

Her family and friends will cherish her memories: Husband: Michael; children, Tonga (Rico) Rutledge and Carlos (Shemeka) Johnson; god-children, Derica Newton, Devin Newton and Kiona Cameron; sisters ~brother, Cynthia Thompson (deceased), Cassandra Thompson, Darrell Adams, and Bernice (Gary) Newton; grandchildren; Cardarrius, Tykeria, Jasmine, Codirra, Keyundra, Eva, and Nolan; special children~ Desron Thompson, Kiara Hughley, Atlantis Thompson, Kaylee Thompson, Koen Thompson and Avion Alford; favorite cousins ~ Flora Lindsey and Donald Hinton; special friends ~ Sherry Clancy and Roenell Lowe; and a multiplicity of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Arrangements entrusted to Thrash and Sons Funeral Home, 117 West Main Street, Hogansville, Georgia 30230. 706-637-8791.

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3:00 PM
Thrash & Son's Funeral Home
117 West Main Street
Hogansville , GA 30230

1:00 PM
Southview Cemetery
Hamilton Rd
LaGrange, GA 30241

Guest Book

My deepest condolences to your family. My friendship go way back with Sylvia ( Connecticut General).She was the best. No one could rock those high heels like Sylvia. Will always keep our years as friends in my heart. Rest In Peace my friend.

- Liz jarvis

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. -Cj & Esther Elliott

- Esther Elliott

Thompson and Johnson Families, and especially to you Michael, at times like this, words seem to still not express all that is being felt. Yet, know that your family and friends are praying for your strength,and that the Love of God will wrap you and give you comfort during this time of grief. We then can release during the Homegoing Celebration. Lovingly,Gloria Jones Poole

- Gloria Jones

My sincere condolences to Michael and family on the passing of Elaine. My God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. I am thankful for the time we had together. Those times included food, fun, and fellowship with lots of laughter. I will always cherish those memories. Rest in Peace Elaine. Love, June and your North Carolina Family

- June

My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. Sylvia was a sweetheart. She was so full of life. May she rest peacefully. Love Antenise

- Antenise

To the Johnson/Thompson/Adams Family, My heart is heavy with sadness with the passing of one of my dear friends. I will forever cherish the friendship we shared for over 50 years. Forever and always in my heart โค๏ธ To The Family, Prayer and time are the keys to grief and sorrow. Sending prayers that the lord comfort you and give you strength through this difficult time.

- Sherry Clancy

Praising and thanking GOD for the life and legacy of Sylvia, who we called Elaine. We will miss her delicious meals, and the love extended to us over the years, especially when we would come down for "homecoming" in August. Michael, thank you for being the husband that bought her joy, and always showing love to all of us. Keeping you and all the family in prayer. Your New York family, Aunt Katie and cousin Lorne, Jarletta, Tyrone, Tyrel, Stanley, Carol, Katina,& Asha.

- Jarletta Baker

Emma and Avion will truly miss you Godmother๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’• I'm so thankful he was blessed to meet someone who loves him just as much as I do. We love you. -Avion and Celexus

- Celexus

Rest my friend what a time what a time friend until the end ROENELL& Mac

- roenell Lowe