Edith Imogene Johnson

March 17, 1936January 10, 2019

Edith Imogene Johnson Knoxville, TN Edith Johnson, age 82 of Knoxville, TN went home on January 10, 2019. Edith was born and raised in Newport. TN. She was a devoted wife and mother. homemaker with an attitude, and was known for making homemade tamales. Everybody loved Edith. She was good to everyone and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Johnson; son, Billy Johnson; grandson, Chris Evans; sister, Donna Blanton; brother, Glen Gilland and infant brother. Edith is survived by daughter, Sharon Baisden and husband, Scott of Blaine, TN; sons, John Johnson and wife, Luella of Knoxville, TN, Terry Johnson and wife Vickie of Knoxville, TN and Randy Johnson and Clubber of Knoxville, TN; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Fred Gilland of Knoxville, TN; several nieces and nephews and special aunt, Tishie Hall. Edith's family will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery on Wednesday, January 16. 2019 at 2:00pm for a Graveside Service with Pastor Frank Cannon and Rev. Larry Anderson officiating. Condolences may be offered at


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Edith Imogene Johnson

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Aileen French

January 15, 2019

To Edie’s Family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you as only he can.

Love, Aileen