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Malinda H. Johnson

Malinda H. Johnson, 74, of Dawsonville, died July 7, 2018.

Born July 29, 1943 in Hightower, Ala. to the late Gus and L.C. Hurst, she had been a resident of Dawson County for 20 years having moved from Cumming. 

Malinda was a graduate of Bowdon High School and also attended Massey Business School. 

She worked alongside her husband in his business ventures and later became a homemaker to focus on her children. 

A loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, she enjoyed entertaining family and friends.  In her later years she especially enjoyed her grandchildren who affectionately called her “Mimi.”

She was preceded in death by her husband, David E. Johnson.

Surviving are her children, Joan and Eric Grabau, Gainesville; James Johnson and Gina Black, Dawsonville; Beverly and Martin Wilson, Big Canoe; grandchildren, Tyler and Drew Grabau, Lauren, Nathan and Blake Wilson; sister, Mary Anne Cook, Bremen; brother and sister in law, Robert and Mary Ann Hurst, Bremen; aunt, Ora Walker, Bowdon; loving friend, Regina Barnes, Dahlonega; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. July 12 at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Jordan officiating.  Interment services will follow at 2 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to the hour of service, Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in memory of Mrs. Johnson to your favorite charity.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.