OBITUARY

Sara Ann Johnson

April 30, 1937June 5, 2021

Sara Anne Frazier Johnson was born on April 30, 1937 in Asheville, North Carolina and died on June 5, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Emily Earle and Ross Edwin Frazier. Sara Anne was the widow of the late Rudolph Wallace Johnson, Jr. They made their home in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Sara Anne attended Agnes Scott College, Southern Methodist University and Emory University. She is survived by three sons and a daughter, John P. Hicks (Cynthia) - Buford, Georgia, William E. Hicks (Laura) - Winder, GA, James F. Hicks (Nicole) - Camp Hill, PA, and Emily Johnson Kellar (David) – South Dartmouth, MA; eight grandchildren, Brandon Hicks (Jaime) - Buford, GA, Brittany V. Scheren (Steve) - Edenton, NC, Palmer W. Hicks II - Herndon, VA, Collin W. Hicks (Katy) - Berryville, VA, Harrison J. Hicks - Spring Grove, PA, Emma C. Kellar (Autumn) - Lancaster, MA Edward W. Kellar - South Dartmouth, MA and Ross W. Kellar of South Dartmouth, MA; and eight great-grandchildren Mason, Dutch, Finn and Kody Scheren, Logan and Layne Hicks, Virginia Hicks and Nathan Kellar. Sara Anne was retired from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and maintained her friendships with fellow employees. Sara Anne’s devotion over the years has been to her family and to the North Avenue Presbyterian Church where she was a member since 1964 and taught Sunday School, children and youth for over twenty-five years. She felt that her calling was truly to Atlanta’s marginalized people. She worked over 40 years in the homeless ministry and with disadvantaged children. She told of how she came to know Jesus Christ personally as a young woman through the ministry of the Rev. Vernon S. Broyles, deceased pastor of North Avenue Presbyterian Church. Her faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior and her desire to live out her faith would be a significant aspect of her life. Sara Anne Johnson’s funeral will be at The North Avenue Presbyterian Church on Saturday, June 12th at 10 a.m. with burial following at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, Georgia. There will be visitation on Friday evening, June 11th from 4-7 p.m. at H. M. Patterson & Son, Arlington Chapel in Sandy Springs. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Clifton Sanctuary Ministries, Crossroads Community Ministries, Restoration Atlanta (RATL) or to a Christian ministry of your choice.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by three sons and a daughter, John P. Hicks (Cynthia) - Buford, Georgia, William E. Hicks (Laura) - Winder, GA, James F. Hicks (Nicole) - Camp Hill, PA, and Emily Johnson Kellar (David) – South Dartmouth, MA; eight grandchildren, Brandon Hicks (Jaime) - Buford, GA, Brittany V. Scheren (Steve) - Edenton, NC, Palmer W. Hicks II - Herndon, VA, Collin W. Hicks (Katy) - Berryville, VA, Harrison J. Hicks - Spring Grove, PA, Emma C. Kellar (Autumn) - Lancaster, MA Edward W. Kellar - South Dartmouth, MA and Ross W. Kellar of South Dartmouth, MA; and eight great-grandchildren Mason, Dutch, Finn and Kody Scheren, Logan and Layne Hicks, Virginia Hicks and Nathan Kellar.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, June 11, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

  • Commital Service

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

Memories

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David Hargette

June 12, 2021

My condolences to the family for your loss. Sara Anne was a long time neighbor and friend of the family. She was kind to my mother for all the years after my father died. She also reached out and visited her during the years mother was in assisted living.

Chuck Williams

June 12, 2021

My sincerest sympathy and condolences to Sara Anne’s Children and their families. She was truly gifted with helping others of all cultures walking in the Earth. When I first met Sara Anne in 1990, I felt her heart speaking to me verbally as she shared how God was leading her to live a daily life helping others to discover themselves when they viewed themselves in mirrors. She was gifted with helping hundreds of others with enjoying daily wellness through daily recovery through truistic action and planning.

God please bless Sara Anne with happiness and joy now that she is residing with You in Heaven.

Yvonne White

June 11, 2021

Ms Sara was one of the sweetest lady that I meet within her organization. I saw her May 26 in my office. Very sweet n kind lady. We exchanged cell numbers years ago. Heaven has gained another angel!

Sending condolences to the family!

Yvonne

Sheree Slaughter

June 9, 2021

Sara Anne was one of the first people that I got to know when joining North Avenue Presbyterian. I served with her in The Cup ministry and was always amazed at her boundless energy and passion for serving others. I will miss her smile, her hugs and her kindness. Rest In Peace dear friend.

ronald bridgman

June 8, 2021

Sarah was a great friend to me for all of these year she helped me get through my fight with cancer she was always out there doing things for other people I will miss her very much and I am glad that she is in a better place with no pain

Glenda Willoughby

June 7, 2021

I have fond memories of working with Sara Anne at INPO. My deepest sympathies to her family for their loss.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY