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Erica Johnson

August 29, 1963 — April 23, 2024

Erica Johnson, 60, of Athens, gained her Heavenly wings on Tuesday April 23rd. Erica was born on August 29, 1963, in Knoxville, TN. She has served her community as a paramedic since starting her career in 1984. She also served as a guard for TVA Watts Bar. She was the first female in the McMinn County Rescue Squad and one of the first 12 employees hired at Hamilton County EMS.

She is preceded in death by her father Robert S. Littleton.

Left to carry on her legacy, loving husband Eric Johnson, Sons Brian (Maizey) Johnson, Brandon (Amanda) Johnson, and granddaughters Harlee and Harper. She is also survived by her mother Janet Littleton, brother Robert (Melisa) Littleton and their son Tristan (Beth) Littleton, numerous other extended family members a host for coworkers past and present and special friends.

Even though her health declined over the last few years, she continued to serve others.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Woodward Avenue Church of God located at 507 Woodard Avenue in Athens, TN. A service celebrating her life will follow at 2:00 PM with the Reverend Guinn Green officiating. The interment will follow in the Loudon Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Erica and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral Home of Athens and the Cody family are honored to assist her family with these arrangements.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, April 27, 2024

11:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Woodward Avenue Church of God

507 Woodward Avenue, Athens, TN 37303

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, April 27, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Woodward Avenue Church of God

507 Woodward Avenue, Athens, TN 37303

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Graveside Service

Saturday, April 27, 2024

3:30 - 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

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