Margurette R Johnson

June 3, 1933November 19, 2021

Margurette Russell Johnson, age 88, of Hayden, Alabama passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021. Margurette was born June 3, 1933.

Margurette worked as a secretary with Dunbar Construction where she retired after many years of service. She attended Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Cahaba Heights for many years and attended Mt View Baptist the last few years. In her younger years she enjoyed sewing and made many of her own clothes. She loved her family and friends dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. After her retirement her favorite thing was to go to lunch with her many friends.

Margurette was preceded in death by her parents, William Ersie Russell and Sarah Creola Gilbert Russell; her husband of 38 years, Edwin Frances Johnson whom died in 1992; her son Russell Edwin Johnson whom died in 2019, three brothers, Olney Worth Russell, Conrad Gordan Russell and his wife Hazel, Ersie Bernard Russell and his wife JoAnne; and a brother-in-law, James Ellis Tabor.

Margurette is survived by her daughter-in-law, Dorinda Dison Johnson; two grandsons, Blake Adison Johnson and Nathan J. Russell and his wife Michelle; one sister, Brenda Lee Tabor; one sister-in-law, Mildred Russell; a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A graveside service for Marqurette will be held Friday, November 26, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Rickwood Caverns Road, Hayden, AL 35079.

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  • Graveside Service

    Friday, November 26, 2021


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Jim Russell

November 21, 2021

Aunt Maggie was a beautiful person. She was a second Mother and a second home to most of those nieces and nephews. She had an open door and open heart policy. And we loved her. She will be deeply missed.

Jim Russell