Margaret (Helmick) Johnson

July 26, 1950 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 70)



Margaret Ann Johnson, age 70 of Sneedville, entered Heaven’s gates to rejoice with her Savior and her heavenly family on September 14, 2020. She was a member of Swan Creek Baptist Church.

A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Margaret was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, most especially over the holidays. She also loved playing Bingo and card games with her family. She loved to watch Days of Our Lives and QVC during her spare time. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and so many others who had the privilege of knowing her.

Margaret was preceded in death by her son, Elmer “Ray” Bunch, father, Edgar Helmick, Mother, Bobbie Helmick, Mother, Ina Self, Sisters, Linda Wright and Janice Helmick and Brother, Rick Helmick.

Margaret is survived by:

Her loving husband, Junior Lee Johnson

Son & Daughter-in-law; Johnny & Ann Bunch

Son & Daughter-in-law; Jerry “Duck” & Angie Johnson

Son & Daughter-in-law; Jack & Carrie Johnson

Grandchildren; Taylor (Justin) Burke, Leigha (Tyler) Lee, Madison Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Lillian Bunch, Hayden Johnson and Patrick Collins

Brother; Nelson (Mary) Helmick

Sisters; Becky Helmick & Pamela Cox

Several nieces, nephews, brother-in-laws & sister-in-laws

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Swan Creek Baptist Church.

Rev. Kester Bunch & Rev. Keith Holt officiating

Music will be provided by the Dodson Family

Interment will follow in the Barnard-Winkler Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Tyler Johnson, Hayden Johnson, Justin Burke, Ryan Gordon, Ray Wade, Patrick Collins and Bobby Hipshire

The family will receive friends from 5:00PM to 8:00PM on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Swan Creek Baptist Church.

McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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September 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Swan Creek Primitive Baptist Church
Tazewell Highway
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
September 17, 2020

2:00 PM
Swan Creek Baptist Church
Tazewell Highway
Sneedville, TN 37869

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