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April 13, 1935 ~ August 5, 2022 (age 87)




     Sylvania – Edell Murray Johnson Bassett, age 87, of Sylvania, passed away on Friday Morning, August 5, 2022, at Optim Medical Center - Screven.

     Edell was the daughter of William Lawrence Murray and Maxie Austin Murray of Newington, GA, born April 13, 1935. She was a member of the Wades Baptist Church. Edell was a loving mother and homemaker.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded by in death by her husband, W. R. “Skeet” Johnson; son, William Ray Johnson; sisters, Elma Oliver, Myrtle Rooker and Mary Lee; and brother, Herman Murray.

     Survivors include her son, Richard Steve Johnson; daughter, Loretta Johnson, both of Sylvania; and several nieces and nephews.

     Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home, Monday, August 8, 2022.

     The Funeral service will begin at 2:00 P.M. August 8, 2022, in the Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Carolyn Schneider officiating.

     Interment will follow the service in the Wades Baptist Church Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice, in Edell’s name.


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