Submitted by Valeta Marcom

Mrs. A.L. Johnsey is buried in Lot A-5, Johnsey-Perry, in Riverside Cemetery, Madison County, Tennessee.

JACKSON SUN, September 15, 1943

Mrs. A. L. Johnsey

Mrs. A. L. Johnsey, 46, died last night at 10:45 o’clock, at the Webb-Williamson hospital where she had been ill for the past two weeks. She was born in Bath Springs, Tenn., but had been a resident of Jackson for the past twenty-four years.

Mrs. Johnsey was a member of the WBA No. 13, and was affiliated with the Nazarenne church.
Survivors are her husband, A. L. Johnsey, city, one son, Carl Lee Johnsey, Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Ga., three daughters, Mrs. Lamar Davis, Miss Pearl Celesse Johnsey and Miss Virginia Ruth Johnsey, all of Jackson; two brothers, Harry Cude, Memphis, Carrol Cude, Jackson; three sisters, Mrs. Lillian Davis, Montezuma, Mrs. Russell Barnes, Jackson, Mrs. Otey Rhodes, Carlyle.

Remains will be at the family residence until funeral services Thursday afternoon at the Griffin Funeral Chapel, 4 o’clock. The following Ministers will officiate: Rev. W. H. McPherson, Rev. R. C. Goldsmith, and Rev. W. B. Potts. Interment will follow in the Riverside cemetery.
The following pallbearers are requested to meet at Griffin Funeral Chapel, 3:45 Thursday afternoon: G. T. Smith, J. M. Greathouse, Will Robbins, Pat Foster, W. P. Jones, and N. C. Stewart.

She was named Ruth per her tombstone in Riverside Cemetery. “Nazarene” spelled the way it was in the obituary.

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