N. AUGUSTA, S.C. – Mrs. Fannie Simpkins Johnson, 79, of 416 Lecompte Ave., entered into rest July 4, 2013 in Conyers, Ga. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Kappa Upsilon Omega Chapter, a member of the Eastern Star Effion Chapter #391, and Georgia Association of Educators. A retired educator and businesswoman who taught at several public schools in the CSRA. Survivors include daughter, Mary Elizabeth Ray of Orangeburg, SC; 3 sons, Thomas Henry (Helen) Johnson, Vernon Bernard (Julianna) Johnson, both of Augusta, Ga., and Wendell Padriac (Kelly) Johnson, Conyers, Ga.; 15 Grandchildren; a host of Great-Grandchildren and other relatives.
Wake to be held Wednesday 7/10/2013 from 6PM - 8PM at G.L. Brightharp & Sons Funeral Home, 614 West Avenue North Augusta, SC 29841 (803) 279-0026,
Homegoing Service to be held Thursday 7/11/2013 at 2PM at the Friendship Baptist Church, 515 Richland Ave., Aiken, SC 29801.