Elvie Dixon Johnson
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Elvie Dixon Johnson, 86, of Cordova, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law.

The viewing will be held at Faith Memorial Chapel in Bessemer from 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. today, Feb. 8, 2013. The Celebration of Her Life will be held at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Cordova at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, with Pastor Darren C. Allen officiating. Faith Memorial Chapel in Bessemer has been given the sacred trust of professional services.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Johnson; and sons, Tyrone, Edward, and James.

She is survived by her son, Bishop Vesta (Geraldine) Dixon of Chicago, Ill.; three daughters, Doris Dixon McElrath of Chicago, Ill., Frances (Ralph) Williams of Jasper, and A. Jean (Clarence) Dickerson of Birmingham; a grandson who she raised, Darryl McElrath of Marion, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Special thanks to the staff of AlaCare.

Faith Memorial Chapel, Bessemer; 205-425-8437