Effie Lee Johnson, 91, of McDonough died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. She was born in Ellijay to the late George and Rillie Reece. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Moody Johnson. Effie was a member of Glen Haven Baptist Church, the Eastern Star, Amaranth, the White Shrine of Jerusalem and Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America.
She is survived by her daughter, Dolores Haake; grandsons, Jonathan Marcus (Jessalyn) Haake, David Walter (Cindy) Haake; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Haake, Ethan Haake, Emma Haake; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at Glen Haven Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Easterwood, Brother Stan Barrong, Brother Warren Green, Brother Roger Mullins and Brother Brady Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Ebenezer Church Cemetery, Ellijay. The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 1, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Those who wish may sign the on-line guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, 770-914-1414.