Geneva P. Johnson

11:11 am | January 30, 2013

Geneva Potter Johnson, 92, of Elizabethton, formerly of Roan Mountain, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Clayton and Gracie Edwards Potter.
Mrs. Johnson was a homemaker. She was a member of the Taylor Chapel Church of Christ, Elk Park, N.C., but attended the Elizabethton Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Albert Johnson; an infant daughter, Kathy Elaine Johnson; two grandsons, James Keith Shelton and Michael Albert Johnson; three brothers and three sisters; and a son-in-law, Jim Shelton.
Survivors include a daughter, Norma Jean Shelton, Woodbridge, Va.; a son and daughter-in-law, Dick and Carolyn Johnson, Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Kim Shelton of Virginia; a great-grandson, Keenan Shelton of Virginia; a granddaughter-in-law, Yazmin Shelton; and a brother and sister-in-law, Leonard and Mary Johnson, Elizabethton. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Johnson will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 31, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Roby Ellis, minister, officiating. Music will be by the Congregation. Interment will follow at Taylors Chapel Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Active pallbearers will be Ricky Fields, Robert Fields, Cecil Fields and friends from Elizabethton Church of Christ. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Johnson, Tom Johnson, Richard Johnson, David Winters, Sanford McKinney Jr., R.L. Miller, Ed Heaton, Bill McKinney, Eddie McKinney, Elmer Winters, Tom Winters and Dale Winters. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, prior to the service. We would like to send a “Special Thank You” to Life Care Center and Staff for all the Love and Care they have given to Granny. Also, we would like to thank the Elizabethton Church of Christ for all the caring correspondence they have sent over the years. Condolences to the Johnson family may be e-mailed to
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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