ATHENS – Annie Mae Outten Johnson, 94, died Tuesday evening, October 5, 2010, at her residence.
Born on the eastern shore of Virginia in a little town called Machiponga, she was the daughter of the late Allen Earl and Pearl Eleanor Outten. She lived in Panama City, Fla., for over 20 years before moving to Georgia, where she lived the remainder of her life. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husbands, Cecil Theodore Ward and Donald Ray Johnson.
Survivors include a son, Oley Milton “Mickey” Ward Sr., Commerce; grandsons, Mickey Ray Ward, Toccoa, Oley Milton Ward Jr., Carnesville, Fla., Cecil Ray Ward, Jefferson, and Robert Lynn Ward, Athens; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 7, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home with the Rev. Matthew Calvert officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Panama City, Fla., on Friday, October 8. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, October 6, from 2 to 9 p.m.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.