Lavada Johnson Thearp, 64, of Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Lavada formerly worked at Berkliner and was a member of South Holston Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Ruby Johnson; sister, Geraldine Vineyard and brothers, Charles and Harold Johnson. She is survived by her fiancé, Wesley Humphreys; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Jennifer Brown of Radcliff, Ky.; grandchildren, Austin and Aspen Burman; brothers, James Lynn (J.L.) Johnson, Arnold (Joe) Johnson and Ronnie Johnson; sisters, Jeanette Costner and Helen Thomas and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Click Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Brad McCall officiating. Burial will follow in the Lakeview Cemetery with Rev. Scott Simerly officiating. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com