Margaret Elizabeth Johnson

Published 5:48 pm Saturday, November 25, 2017

Margaret Elizabeth Johnson, age 81, of Pelham, formerly of Selma, passed away November 23, 2017.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Curtis H. Johnson and Laymon Yelverton Sr.; parents, Charlie and Lillian Upchurch; brother, Herbert Upchurch and grand-daughter; Melanie Yelverton.

She is survived by her children; Laymon (Ann) Yelverton Jr., Frankie (Cheryl) Yelverton, Harold Yelverton, Kent (Janet) Johnson, Brad (Julie) Johnson, Patsy (Bryan) Maner, Leigh (Alan) Bevard; brothers; Charlie (Star) Upchurch Jr., Ernest (Gina) Upchurch; 18 grandchildren’ 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services will be Monday, Nov. 27 at noon in New Live Oak Cemetery with family and friends officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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