SYLVESTER -- The funeral services for the late Ms. Ethel Lee Johnson of 500 Pinson Rd., Apt. F-5, Albany, Georgia, who departed this life on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Wilson Hospice House in Albany, Georgia, will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. from the Brown Chapel CME Church in Sylvester, Georgia with the Reverend Bernard Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Shepard Memorial Garden in Sylvester, Georgia.

Ms. Ethel Lee Johnson was born on October 27, 1944 in Worth County, Georgia to the late Mr. Lucious Johnson, Sr., and Mrs. Torlie Mae Johnson.

She attended school in the Worth County Public System. She worked as a Seamstress for Carroll's Unlimited. She was of the Baptist faith.

Ethel lived life, and loved her family. Her favorite saying was "Live your life, and do not worry. Everything will be alright."

She leaves to cherish her memories her daughters, Ray Sheila Griffin (Richard), Lillian Denise Griffin; her sons, Michael Lamar Griffin, Sr., Arthur Griffin, Jr.; grandchildren, Erica Griffin, Michael Griffin, Jr., Lamar Griffin, Rachel Griffin, Jeremiah Griffin, Danielle Griffin, Marterio Griffin; great grandchild, Taliya Easley; mother, Torlie Mae Johnson; sisters, Suejette Johnson, Phyllis Johnson, Daisy and Runell; brothers, J. C. Johnson, Clinton Johnson, Jay Johnson, Terry Johnson, Larry Johnson; brother-in-law, Larry Johnson; aunt, Runell Smith, Lucy Kirk; a very special friend, Dennis McDonald; best friends, Carlene Green, Sheila Townes, Glory Whitehead-Chambers, Thelma Morman.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.


Shipp's Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-1355