Margie Lois Lay Johnson, 83, passed away April 17, 2013, at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.

Born in Virginia, April 29, 1929, she was preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Nancy Sexton Lay; husband, James Ronald Johnson; infant daughter, Paulette; brother, Willie Lay; and sisters: Bessie, Ruby, Gertie, Mae. and Frances.

She is survived by her children: Cheryl Byrd and husband, Chuck, and Jeff Johnson and wife, Holly; grandchildren: Jeff Byrd, Kevin Byrd, Jayme Pennington, and Aaron and Lee Johnson; great-grandchildren: Chelsea, Dalaney, and Olivia; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

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Funeral service was conducted April 21, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville. Music was provided by Jimmy and Sarah Byrd. Graveside service was conducted April 22, at Adkins Cemetery.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.

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