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“With deepest sympathy for an anointed woman of God. A true living epistle read of all people.♂✝ ”
1 of 69 | Posted by: Phyllis Campbell - Patton - AL

“May the Good Lord Bless and Keep. You. So sorry for the loss. We will miss her at Retired Teachers Meeting. ”
2 of 69 | Posted by: Myra Tarver

“To the family of Odessa,You are in our prayers. May the blessings of our Lord always guide you and give youpeace.Prayers and blessings,The Owens and...Read More »
3 of 69 | Posted by: Alma, Frances, William and Collins Owens,Crenshaw, Foster

“We are both deeply saddened by your loss and we want you to know that our thoughts will be with you during the days and weeks ahead. Dock and...Read More »
4 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences to the entire Johnson family we are praying with you guys and I know as time passes it will get...Read More »
5 of 69 | Posted by: Annette Sherrod - Birmingham, AL

“Our family is keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.-Pearlie Rogers and family. ”
6 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of the Lowe family I would like to extend our sincere condolences to Johnson Pitts families Glenda Earnestine Veda Arzie Gloria and David ”
7 of 69 | Posted by: The Lowe Family - AL

“To the Johnson family we extend our deepest condolences and prayer to you. ”
8 of 69 | Posted by: Rev James Eades And Family - AL


9 of 69 | Posted by: Bessie Shelton - Bessemer, AL

“Howard, May the peace of God which passes all understanding guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus. Praying for you and family. Charlena H. Bray ”
10 of 69 | Posted by: Charlena H Bray - Birmingham, AL

“My Family ,I'm so sorry I can't be there but you guys are definitely on my mind. Aunt Odessa was my last aunt and my Mother's only sister. It's only...Read More »
11 of 69 | Posted by: Irene Walker - Cleveland, OH

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
12 of 69 | Posted by: Tommie & Dianah Harris - AL

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
13 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Sympathy and condolences goes out to the family of Mrs. Odessa Johnson. It has been a privilege to have known, and worked with her for many years....Read More »
14 of 69 | Posted by: Derrick & Allison Calvin - Pinson, AL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
15 of 69 | Posted by: Linda Morrow-Olds - Birmingham, AL

“Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. ”
16 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
17 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Praying for you and your family Eunice we Love you ”
18 of 69 | Posted by: Sandra & Johnny Toney - AL

“Deepest sympathy to the Johnson family as you move forward on the journey without your beloved Mother. She was truly a beautiful example of a ...Read More »
19 of 69 | Posted by: Barbara Bushelon Forte - AL

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
20 of 69 | Posted by: LAVON HARVEY and family - Atlanta, GA

“We are so sorry for your loss Howard. We send our condolences and pray you find comfort in this trying time. God bless you ”
21 of 69 | Posted by: Maurice & Sonja Oliver - AL

“Gee. You and your siblings have my condolences. From your cousin Carolyn Jones , McCalla Al ”
22 of 69 | Posted by: Carolyn Jones - Bessemer, AL

“To the Johnson family you are in our prayers ”
23 of 69 | Posted by: Matthew and Ruth Jones - AL

“Our family sends sympathy and condolences to the Johnson family. We were sadden to hear the news of her passing.Please know that you all are in our...Read More »
24 of 69 | Posted by: Julius & leola Oliver - AL

“May God comfort you all in your time of sorrow. ♀ ”
25 of 69 | Posted by: Donna (me me) Williams - Leeds, AL

“Gee . You and your siblings are in my prayers may God be with all you. From your cousin, Carolyn Jones, McCalla,Al ”
26 of 69 | Posted by: Carolyn Jones - Bessemer, AL

“Will miss my friendJan ”
27 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“My Condolence to you Howard, I thank God all mighty lending Mrs Odessa to us for a while. Furthermore thank God for the many lives she has impacted...Read More »
28 of 69 | Posted by: Lovell - Acoff McElroy Sr - AL

“So sorry Howard Jr to hear of your mother"s passing. May the Lord comfort you during this difficult time. ”
29 of 69 | Posted by: BRENEDA jENKINS-mILLER - AL

“Sincere Condolences!!! Mrs Johnson was Beautiful person inside and out. Praying prayers of comfort, strength, and peace for The Family and Friends,...Read More »
30 of 69 | Posted by: Kathy Webb Hicks - Birmingham, AL

“I have great memories of being in Mrs. Johnson english class at Minor High School. She taught us english but took the time to introduced us to...Read More »
31 of 69 | Posted by: Ella Pryor - Birmingham, AL

“OFFERING PRAYERS FOR STRENGTH AND COMFORT TO THE JOHNSON FAMILY DURING THE DIFFICULT DAYS AHEAD. ”
32 of 69 | Posted by: ERMA G ROBINSON - Hueytown, AL

“Our Sincere Condolences to the Johnson Family.The Nabors. ”
33 of 69 | Posted by: Michael Nabors - Adamsville, AL

“MY FAMILY IS SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR SWEET LOVING AND KIND MOM ! PRAYING FOR YOU AND FAMILY !!❤❤ VALERIE BODLEY AND FAMILY. ”
34 of 69 | Posted by: VALERIE BODLEY - Bessemer, AL

“Howard, our prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. I pray that the God that I know strengthen you and you go through this...Read More »
35 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of the family of Mr. & Mrs. Collice C. Kennedy, Sr. I offer my sincere condolences to the Howard Family. ”
36 of 69 | Posted by: Janet Kennedy-Howard - Fairfield, AL

“I am so very sorry to hearing the loss of Ms Johnson, she was my teacher at Dolomite,Woodward in Dolomite, she was a very great teacher, so kind , my...Read More »
37 of 69 | Posted by: Linda Washington - Dolomite, AL

“To Mrs. Eunice Rogers and the entire Johnson family, I extend my sincerest condolences in the loss of your mother and loved one. You all are in my...Read More »
38 of 69 | Posted by: Angelic Pritchett - Birmingham, AL

“Sympathy and condolences to the entire family of Mrs. Johnson. Our prayer is that God will grant you all peace and comfort as you reflect on the...Read More »
39 of 69 | Posted by: Albert &Clarice Calvin - McCalla, AL

“Gone but not forgotten. Family you have my deepest sympathy! LOVE, Sherrilyn Dupree-Woodland Hills, California ”
40 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Howard, we are in prayer for you and the entire family. ”
41 of 69 | Posted by: Lorraine Goines - Bessemer, AL

“Extending our deepest heartfelt sympathy to Howard, Jr. and the entire Johnson family.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at time and the days to...Read More »
42 of 69 | Posted by: W.Roger Young,Sr - Conyers, GA

“Our hearts and prayers are with you. May loving memories bring you comfort and strength. ”
43 of 69 | Posted by: Annie Hardy - Birmingham, AL

“May God give you the strength that surpasses all understanding. The Johnson Family are in prayers. ”
44 of 69 | Posted by: Deloris Cole - Birmingham, AL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Johnson Family. May God continue to bless and keep you.Ronnie Morgan Sr and Family ”
45 of 69 | Posted by: Ronnie Morgan Sr - Fairfield, AL

“RIH MRS JOHNSON.....PRAYERS 4 THA PITTS & JOHNSON FAMILIES......❤ ”
46 of 69 | Posted by: Gary Harris - Bessemer, AL

“To Eunice and the entire Johnson Family I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mothera very sweet and loving Lady she was. Praying for the entire...Read More »
47 of 69 | Posted by: Dianne Thomas-Gulleu - Bham, AL

“Extending our deepest sympathy to the entire Johnson family during the passing of the matriarch of the family. My wife and I will certainly keep...Read More »
48 of 69 | Posted by: Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Jeffery L. Cammon - AL

“You are in my thoughts and prayers ”
49 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
50 of 69 | Posted by: KEITH HALL - Southfield, MI

“Mrs.Johnson was one of the sweetest ladies we knew. Praying for the family that you will have peace during this time of sorrow. ”
51 of 69 | Posted by: Joseph and Mildred Rancher - AL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
52 of 69 | Posted by: - AL

“To Howard and the entire Johnson Family. May God give you all the strenght and comfort during this time. Mrs. Johnson was a beautiful lady inside and...Read More »
53 of 69 | Posted by: Karla Jenkins-Silvis - Baltimore, MD

“Mrs. Johnson was always gracious and kind. May she rest in eternal peace and joy. ”
54 of 69 | Posted by: Christopher Hamlin - Birmingham, AL


55 of 69 | Posted by: Minard Family - Dolomite, AL

“My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I pray God give you strength, peace, and comfort she was a beautiful lady. ”
56 of 69 | Posted by: Brenda Dudley - Bessemer, AL

“With Sincere SympathyMrs. Ida M. king and family of Alabaster, Alabama ”
57 of 69 | Posted by: Ida M. King - Alabaster, AL

“The children of George and Mattie Alexander(deceased), George, Carolyn, Laraine and Angela are sadden of the passing of Mrs. Johnson. She was a dear...Read More »
58 of 69 | Posted by: The Alexander Family - Bessemer, AL

“Ms Odessa, I will always cherish the telephone conversations we had and being apart of the Canaan Baptist Church Family during the time when all the...Read More »
59 of 69 | Posted by: Angela Alexander Jackson - AL

“There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains.Praying for the entire Johnson Family. ”
60 of 69 | Posted by: Carla Flakes - Fairfield, AL

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
61 of 69 | Posted by: The Children of Mattie and Frank Boggan - AL

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
62 of 69 | Posted by: Reginald ad Shelia Coleman - AL

“Our prayers and sincere condolences offered to Eunice Rogers in the death of her mother. May she and her family be comforted knowing that to be...Read More »
63 of 69 | Posted by: James and Rita Haynes - OH

“To Howard and the Johnson Family,May God Bless and keep you as you all say goodbye to your Dear Mother. God is with you.Sincerely, Earl and Frieda...Read More »
64 of 69 | Posted by: Frieda Strait - Bessemer, AL

“To Howard and the entire Johnson family. It is with much Sympathy that we send you our prayers and Love as you all go through this journey. Allow The...Read More »
65 of 69 | Posted by: Robin Dial - Decatur, GA

“Your love one is now resting from all earth rain and stormsSmiling as she lay in Gods gracious loving arms. Our deepest sympathy ”
66 of 69 | Posted by: Jessie, Terry,Tyrone, and Estena Jones - AL

“We were very sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Johnson. She was a mother to the entire community and she will truly be missed. Praying for your...Read More »
67 of 69 | Posted by: Waynw & Barbara McCoy - Bessemer, AL

“The Marbury(Terry & Sha) Family is praying the Lord comfort you all and give you peace that surpasses all understanding during your time of...Read More »
68 of 69 | Posted by: Terry(Sha) Marbury - Birmingham, AL

“The Marbury(Terry & Sha) Family is praying the Lord comfort you all and give you peace that surpasses all understanding during your time of...Read More »
69 of 69 | Posted by: Terry(Sha) Marbury - Birmingham, AL


ODESSA PITTS JOHNSON of Bessemer, AL died October 4, 2020 at the age of 87. She and her husband, Howard Johnson founded Johnson Memorial Funeral Directors, where she served as a licensed funeral director and corporate secretary. Odessa was a member of the Alabama Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, where she was past president of the Ladies Auxiliary.