Johnnie Lee Williamson Wright Gatlin, 86, passed away May 23, 2022, in McGehee.
She was born December 19, 1935.
Johnnie delighted in cooking for her family – this brought her tremendous joy. She loved spending time with her family where they told funny stories and laughed about childhood memories. She also valued her church as well as the church members. Johnnie was a member of First Assembly of God Church in McGehee.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Roger Wright, Sr. and her sister, Lois Goree whom she cherished.
Survivors include her husband, of 38 years James Gatlin of McGehee; son, Roger Louis Wright, Jr. and Beverly of Greenwood, Mississippi; daughters, Lesa Ellis and husband Matt, and Vicki Glover and husband David of McGehee; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 25, at 10 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church in McGehee. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church where Rev. Jason Martin will be officiating. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Tony Proctor officiating at County Line Cemetery in Glen Alan, Mississippi.
Pallbearers are James Gatlin, Jr., Asa Gatlin, Roger Louis Wright, III, James Bradley Wright, Jr., Josh Webb and Braden Dunn.