Neva Glover Johnson


Mrs. Neva Glover Johnson, 80, passed away surrounded by her family on March 30, 2021, at Baptist East in Memphis, TN. A private graveside service will be held in Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Curt Presley officiating. Waller Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.


Mrs. Johnson was born on April 12, 1940, in Philadelphia, MS to the late Hampton Wingfield and Dorothy Molpus Glover.  She attended Ole Miss where she was a member of the Tri-Delta sorority and also attended Mississippi College for Women, formerly known as “The W”.  She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother and was widely known amongst her friends and family as a master gardener. She was preceded in death by her daughter in law, Virginia Ramay Johnson.


She is survived by her husband of 60 year, Milton Johnson; a daughter, Ginger Johnson of Oxford, MS; a son, Glover Johnson and his wife, Christy of Oxford; a brother, Wink Glover and his wife Lanelle of Meridian, MS and two precious grandchildren, Mason and Morgan.


Memorial contributions in Mrs. Johnson’s memory may be made to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, 848 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Methodist Children’s Home, 805 North Flag Chapel Road, Jackson, MS 39209.


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