Linda L. Johnson

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Linda Lee Johnson was born on June 16, 1953 to Janie Mae Banks and David Lee Banks in Columbus, Ohio. Linda was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her hobbies included cooking and being outdoors, sitting on the porch talking to her neighbors, taking walks and doing yardwork as well as doing anything to stay busy always made her happy.

“Nanny” as she was called by her grandchildren and many others could always make you laugh.

Linda is preceded in death by her mother, Janie Mae Banks; father, David Lee Banks; nephew, Jerome D. Sams; and son, Champell “Donze” Johnson.

Linda leaves to cherish her precious memories, daughter, Michele R. Johnson; eight grandchildren, Masai Johnson, TiAsia Johnson, Masaivyon Johnson, Champell D. Johnson Jr., Deiontae Johnson, Malik Johnson, Tavonte Johnson and Kyheir Johnson; two greatgrandchildren, Zamyiah Johnson and Masaivyon Johnson Jr,; and a host of sisters and brothers, nieces and nephews, cousins, friends, and neighbors.

Linda will truly be missed by those who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Tabreille Harris

    Continued prayers for Michelle as well as our extended family.

  2. Michael Rutland

    Such sweet soul she spoke to me everyday with kind words and words of our Lord . Fly high rest well you’ll be missed walking down street . Bless her soul Jesus.

  3. John Crawford

    Linda was a wonderful, caring lady. She was always taking care of people around her. She was my friend and porch neighbor. I will miss her walking up to her daughter’s house and doing work around it.

  4. EXTREMELY saddened for your LOSS. Sending out the DEEPEST Love, Peace, & Sympathy for your ENTIRE Family at this EXTREMELY difficult time. PLEASE TRUST in the LORD with ALL your HEART & LEAN NOT to your own understanding. PLEASE remember that GOD is a GOD of JUSTICE. GOD is an ALL KNOWING, ALL SEEING GOD! I BELIEVE & DECLARE GOD WILL expose ALL the perps responsible very soon for this senseless & devastating TRAGEDY in JESUS’ Mighty, Glorious Name. Amen.

  5. Mid-Ohio Workers Association

    On behalf of all of us at Mid-Ohio Workers Association, please accept our condolences on the loss of Linda, a long-time member and volunteer with our association. We will miss her.


    To Michelle & Family,
    Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you all as you navigate the next steps in life. May God Bless you with strength & guidance.

  7. Nanny I miss you I will be back when I’m 13

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