Anna Iva Jean Johnson, 81, west Knoxville, went home to be with our Lord on Friday, March 22, 2013.
She was a member of Smith Grove Baptist Church. Iva loved to can.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Johnson; daughter, Kimberley Johnson; father, Samuel C. Allison; mother, Myrtie Bryant Allison; brothers, Jay and William Allison; sisters, Zella Lee Allison, Lillian Raby and Othella Hill.
She is survived by her children, Herbert Ray Johnson and wife, Pam, Samuel Kermit Johnson and wife, Jewell, Zella Levola Bowman and husband, Clarence, Lowell Edward Johnson and wife, Liz, Phyllis Jenkins and her late husband, DuVaughn, Diane Rogers and husband, Bill, Dennis Johnson and wife, Rosemary; 27 grandchildren; 53 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Maggie Allison; several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services followed at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Day officiating. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Stoney Point Cemetery. The body was lying in state from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com