Tressie L Johnson, age 84, of Clinton

Tressie L Johnson, age 84, of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the NHC Healthcare in Oak Ridge.  Tressie was the last surviving child of Sherman and Charity Brantley Loy and was born in Clinton, TN on August 27, 1937. Tressie was a longtime member and custodian at Farmer’s Grove Baptist Church. She retired from Levi Straus after working there for many years. Tressie enjoyed working in her yard, cooking, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Edward, John, and Cleveland Loy; sisters, Willie Mae Rayfield, Flossie Loy, and Flora Register.

She is survived by:

Children…………..Lisa Johnson (Cindy) and Ken Johnson
Grandchildren….Reece Johnson, Krystal Johnson, Kenny Johnson
Great Grandchildren……..Mattison, Bradley, Jackson, and Evelyn

The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, from 5-7 PM with the funeral service to follow at 7:00 PM with the Pastor Bobby Metcalf officiating. Tressie’s interment will be held at the Farmer’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at 1:00 PM.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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