Ivy J. Brown Johnson, 87, transitioned on Monday, March 7, 2022, Baptist Hospital, Oxford, MS.
Ivy Gene Johnson, also known to many as Louie, was born on July 27, I934, to the late Dave and Mary Belle Martin Brown of Coffeeville, Mississippi. She was the youngest child of eight children: seven siblings preceded her in death: Maddie Adams, Adelaide Peggese, Anna Owens. A.L. Brown, Mary Wesley, Loyst Brown, and Dave Brown.
She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Hopewell Baptist Church ln Coffeeville, Mississippi. She later united in membership with Harris Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Water Valley, Mississippi, where she served as a faithful member until her health failed.
She was united In holy matrimony to James Johnson, who preceded her in death; to this union four children were born.
Ivy departed her life March 7, 2022 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Mississippi.
She leaves to cherish her memories, three daughters: Tommie Dee Johnson Linda Paye (Rielly) Tedford, and Dorothy Mae Johnson all of Water Valley, MS; one son: Larry James Johnson, preceded her in death, a devoted niece and sister: Annie Ruth Jefferson of Memphis. TN: three sisters-in-law: Ruthie Mae Brown of Memphis, TN, Georgia Johnson of Camden, MS and Ernestine Johnson of Chicago, IL; twelve grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and two special friends: Dorothy White and Cordie Walton both of Water Valley. MS.
Also preceding her in death are three brothers-in-law: Jesse Adams. Edward Johnson and Isiah Johnson.
Visitation will be 12:00 Noon, Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Everdale M.B. Church , Water Valley, MS.
Service will follow at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Everdale M.B. Church , Water Valley, MS.
Burial will take place at Coffeeville City Cemetery, in Coffeeville, MS.
Serenity-Daniels Funeral Home of Water Valley, MS, is in charge of arrangements.
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