Linda Darnell Johnson, 56, of Laurel, MS passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019, at South Central Regional Medical Center. She was born on January 27, 1963, to the last Travis Rulan Thompson of Raleigh, MS and Georgia Mae Thompson of Laurel, MS.

Linda’s boisterous personality commanded the attention of the room, and she was always ready to offer advice to anyone who might need it. She had a passion for cooking and caring for her loved ones. While raising her sons she also opened her doors to many of their friends that needed a hot meal or somewhere safe to stay.

She is survived by her high school sweetheart, Calvin Johnson of Laurel, MS. They were blessed with a wonderful 40 years together. She is also survived by her sons, Corey (Allison) Johnson of Midland, TX and Wesley Johnson of Laurel, MS; and her grandsons, Tristin, Casey, and Dawson; and granddaughters, Mileigh, Callie, and MK. She is also survived by her sister, Wanda Thompson Nail of Pikesville, TN.

Visitation will be at Memory Chapel in Laurel, MS on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 5 until 8 p.m. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 8th at Sandersville Baptist Church and will be officiated by Bro. Wesley Page. Interment will follow at Sandersville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Thomas Johnson, Jacob Eddy, Mike Goldman, Gentell Harris, Michael Briscoe, and Brian Milligan.

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