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Alonia "Mom" Johnson

July 7, 1924 ~ January 6, 2024 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Alonia Johnson Obituary

Alonia "Mom" Johnson

July 7, 1924 - January 6, 2024

Alonia "Mom" Johnson was called home to eternal rest by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday January 6, 2024 at the age of 99. She was born July 7, 1924 in Decatur, Illinois to the late Edward and Orita Royal.  She was the second of four children. She was a resident of Waggaman, LA.

On July 31, 1935, at the age of 11, Alonia was baptized in the Mississippi River by her uncle the Late Rev. Sanders Royal. Alonia was a devoted member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church where she was Mother of the Church.

Alonia grew up in St. Rose La and New Orleans La where she graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. An employee of Krauss Department store and the Swift Packing company. Alonia was also employed as a driver for the Council on Aging where she later retired from in 1989.

Alonia's' first marriage was to the late Henry Lewis and to their union was one son Romalice Sherman Lewis. Alonia's' second marriage was to the Late Nolan B. Johnson Sr. and three sons were born from this union: Nolan, Marcus, and Sanders. She was preceded in death by her siblings Arthur, Stanley (Gwendolyn) Royal, and Wilberine Smith (Leonard). Daughter-in law Waymie Lewis, Grandson Terrance Lewis, and Great Grandson Semaj Lewis. Alonia was better known as "MOM" throughout the family and the community. She enjoyed playing with the grandkids, watching Judge Judy and wrestling.

She leaves to treasure her precious memories four devoted children Romalice Lewis (late Waymie), Nolan (Antqualene), Marcus (Season), Sanders (Jennifer). 13 Grandkids, 7 Great Grand kids, 3 Great Great kids, 2 Godchildren Charlene Preston and Lynette Goodman, extended family Slata (Minnie) Hillaire, Dolores Pierre, Rosanna Borne, Sheila Green, Sheila Toney and a host of relatives and friends.

MOM will always be remembered and hold a special place in our hearts.

Relatives, friends and members of New Jerusalem Baptist Church and all neighboring churches are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 13, 2024 at New Jerusalem Baptist Church 152 E 6th St, Edgard La 70049. Visitation 9:00 am until time of service at the above-named church. Interment will be at Providence Memorial Park 8200 Airline Dr. Metairie LA. No Repass to follow. Final Arrangements Entrusted to Patrick H. Sanders Funeral Home & Directors, Inc. 605 Main Street Laplace LA 70068.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 13, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
152 E 6th Street
Edgard, LA 70049

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 13, 2024

10:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
152 E 6th Street
Edgard, LA 70049

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 13, 2024

Providence Memorial Park Cemetery Metairie
8200 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70003

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