The graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Mt. Zion Webster Baptist Church, Young Mill Road, Preston, Georgia.
Marsha was born December 5, 1954 in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia to the late Eddie Lee Green and Mae West Merritt. She attended the public school system of Sumter County and was a 1972 graduate of Americus High School. Following graduation, she enlisted in the Armed Forces of the USA Air National Guard and was honorably discharged July 21, 1976. Marsha furthered her education and became a graduate of Atlanta Technical College with a degree in the Clerical Profession. Marsha was employed with Fuller McFarlan as a Paralegal and later with Zavatta as a Recording Clerk and Habitat for Humanity as an Executive Assistant. On November 12, 2004, she was united in Holy Matrimony to Larry Johnson, Sr.
Survivors are her husband, Larry Johnson, Sr., Americus, Georgia; two sons, Larry Johnson, Jr. and Jermaine Johnson, both of Americus, Georgia; one grandchild, Le’Jaylen Mikale Johnson, Americus, Georgia; three siblings, Jerryel Battle, Americus, Georgia, Michael Battle (Karen), Charleston, South Carolina, and Terry Tyson, Americus, Georgia; brothers-in- law and sisters-in-law, Evelyn Hayes, Jacksonville, Florida, Kenneth Terry (Sarah), Atlanta, Georgia, and Freida Jones, Americus, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.