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Hattie Mai T. Johnson

January 28, 2023

Hattie Mai T. Johnson, Former First Lady of Wadley, Georgia, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 in Louisville, Kentucky.
She was born April 4, 1932 in Shelbyville to the late Cecil D. Thompson and Lula  J. Oates Thompson.  
She was preceded in death by her husband Billy A. Johnson, a former Mayor of Wadley; siblings, Mattie Stewart, Janie Thompson, Idella Bullard, Beatrice Collins, and Robert Thompson Sr.She leaves to cherish in her memories, daughter Betty  Ruff (David); granddaughter Chaka McGruder; grandson Willie Tarver (Tiny) and three great-grandchildren.  
Families: Fields, Rankins (Care Givers); Drummond, Ransom, Thorn; Ransom, Atlanta, Georgia. Two special nieces and families in Tennessee, Amanda McCord (Curtis) and Idella Baldwin (John). A host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, a great-great-niece, friends and her Louisville church family at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Rev. Bruce J. Shaw Sr., Pastor.

Her wake will be held at Newcomer Funeral Home, 10304 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40272, Friday, February 10, from 5-7 p.m. Her funeral will be Saturday, February 11, at Thompson Grove Baptist Church, 2966 Sims Road, Shelbyville. Wake will be 11:30 a.m. and funeral services at 12 noon. Interment service will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery.