Yvonne Edwards Johnson,- entered into her “Heavenly Home” on Friday, February 7, 2020. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 10:00AM at The Asia Baptist Church, 1400 Sere Street, New Orleans, LA. Dr. Kenneth Thibodeaux, Host Pastor, and Rev. Matt Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday March 5, 2020 from 4:00-7:00PM at Greater Old Zion Missionary Baptist Church and on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 9:00AM until the hour of service at The Asia Baptist Church.
Invitees: U. S. Post Office, Greater Old Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Central Missionary Baptist Church, New Home Ministries, Christian Mission Baptist Church, Louisiana Home and Foreign Mission, First District Missionary Baptist Association, New St. John Missionary Baptist Association, Lower 9th Ward Senior Center. Survivors: (son) Rev. Byron (Helen) Johnson, (daughter) Corbie Johnson, (grandchildren) Kiana, Byron II, Brandon, Clarissa, Megan, Brian and Lindell. Fourteen great-grandchildren, (sisters) Vernice Woodard and Delores Germaine, (brothers) Freddie (Marigold) Edwards and Merlin (Marissa) Edwards, (sister-in-law) Rose Johnson, (godchildren) Karon Evans, Kevin Melacon, Renetta Perry along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Preceded in death by her husband Louis Harrie Johnson, Jr., parents, Foster and Josephine Edwards, in-laws, 6 brothers and 3 sisters.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.