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Lorinda Jenise Johnson

07-24-1975 to 03-14-2023

Lorinda Jenise Johnson –

went to her heavenly home Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at University of Tennessee Hospital.


She was born July 24, 1975 in Knoxville, TN to parents Rev. Jesse and Elfredia Williams. She was a 1993 graduate of Farragut High School in Knoxville. She accepted Christ September 2, 1983 at revival service at St. Mary’s Baptist Church in Harriman TN, where she was an active member until adulthood when she united with First Calvary Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN.


Preceded in death by grandparents Y.Z. and Jessie Williams, Subrenia Beckham and Walter H. Reeves, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.


She leaves to cherish her memory loving husband, Anthony Johnson; precious daughter, LorenJae Pryor; parents, Rev. Jesse & Elfredia Williams; brother, Dr. Jesse L. Williams, Jr.; stepchildren, Deana Dowdy, Ephisha McRae, Mariah Watson, Anthony Johnson, Jr. all of North Carolina; Mariah Johnson Florida, Kayvon Johnson of St. Louis; Eight brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Devoted aunt, Omega Beckham Clark (Michael) and cousins too numerous to name; Godmother, Rev. Janice Crawford; God-sister, Lakeisha Danielle Smith, Forever friends, Nikki Armbrust and Melinda Haddou.


Funeral Service at Mount Olive Baptist Church, East, Tuesday, March 21, 2023 with visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 12 noon and funeral to follow at 12 noon. Officiants, Dr. Harold A. Middlebrook and Dr. Joseph B. Smith; Eulogist, Rev. Willie J. Gallaher. Interment New Gray Cemetery.


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