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Lynda Marie Johnson

Graveside services for Lynda Marie Johnson were held Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 4 p.m. from Cedarlawn Cemetery in Philadelphia with Dr. Mike Carr officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Johnson, 77, died Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Lighthouse Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Selma.

Lynda was born and raised in Neshoba County, Mississippi. She retired after 47 years of working as a registered nurse. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include son, Dr. Richard Johnson (Leigh) of Selma, son, John Wells of Gainesville, Georgia; grandchildren, Olivia Wells of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Rachel Johnson and Jack Johnson, both of Selma, ; sister, Beth Lewis Gipson of Meridian, ; and brother, John Gipson of Newton, Mississippi. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by husband, Keith Johnson; and parents, Ovett and Ethel Gipson. Pallbearers were Jay Gipson, Brad Gipson, Mike Tinsley, Thomas Tinsley, Rex Rounsaville and Steve Murray.