Edna Bledsoe Johnston

February 4, 1933December 28, 2011

EDNA BLEDSOE JOHNSTON MACON - Edna Bledsoe Johnston, 78, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at Pine Pointe Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue with burial at 2:30 p.m., in Georgia Veteran’s Cemetery, Milledgeville. Pastor W. C. Bloodworth and Chaplain Claire Davis will officiate. The family will meet friends from 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. They suggest that those who wish make memorial contributions to H2U Volunteer Services, Coliseum Medical Center, 350 Hospital Drive, Macon 31217 or to Hospice of Central Georgia, 6261 Peake Road, Macon 31210. Mrs. Johnston, daughter of the late Fletcher and Mamie McCall Bledsoe, was born in Greenville, SC and had lived in Macon most of her life. She was a graduate of A. L. Miller High School and had worked in the lunchrooms at Gordon-Ivey Academy and Tattnall Square Academy. She was a devoted homemaker and a volunteer with H2U Group Coliseum Medical Center. Mrs. Johnston was a member of Baptist Gospel Mission in Twiggs County. She was preceded in death by her brother, Max Bledsoe. She is survived by her loving family, her husband Thomas A. Johnston of Macon; her daughter, Brenda (Louie) Cheek of Macon; her grandson, Thomas “Tommy” (Kristen) Cheek of Lizella; her sister, Mildred Griffin of Gordon; her brothers, Jack (Jackie) Bledsoe and Bill Bledsoe all of Macon; her sister-in-law, Berta Bledsoe of Macon and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Visit to express condolences. Snow’s Memorial Chapel Funeral and Cremation Services, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Friday, December 30, 2011
  • Burial Friday, December 30, 2011
  • Visitation Thursday, December 29, 2011

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December 31, 2011

Ms. Edna was a very sweet lady. I worked with her at Sunshine Lane Daycare . In the last few years she wasat the polls helping out when I went to vote. My sympathy & prayers are with you Brenda. Love You Pat Lowery from ChickfilA.

Harry+Lueugenia Davis

December 31, 2011

Dear Tom+ Brenda so sorry to hear about Edna.she was a kind and sweet person,willing to help anyone she could.The last time we saw her was at the reunion.She wasn't feeling to well then. She was our cousin but she seemed like an Aunt to because of Aunt Mildred.We loved her.We will keep ya'll in our prayers.

December 31, 2011

Brenda and Louie:

My thoughts and prayers are with you! May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.

Kim Woodard

Dot & Paul Garrison

December 30, 2011

We always enjoyed seeing Edna at H2U. No matter what was going on with her health she never complained and was always a very upbeat person. We will miss her.

Denise Epps Leaptrot

December 30, 2011

Brenda.... I enjoyed catching back up with your mom these past few years as we ran into each other at work. She will be missed by all. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


December 30, 2011


December 30, 2011

Tom and Brenda

Tom and Brenda, Beth called me to let me know. I am so sorry. She was a great sister in law and a good friend Love to you all June Johnston

Carol Chapman

December 30, 2011

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this time. I know how hard it is to lose a parent. We just have to Trust in Gods plans. I know no words at this time will really help but I hope my prayers and thoughts find comfort for you.
I Love You and I'm thinking of You,

Dawn Holder Anderson

December 30, 2011

Ms. Johnston was such a faithful volunteer at our school. She was kind and patient with the kids. She touched many lives and will be missed.

Samantha Kitchens-Tyler

December 30, 2011

Ms. Edna will be missed. I have known her for years from The Baptist Gospel Mission church. She was a very sweet lady.