May 28, 2019
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Gwenda Mae “Cricket” Sorrells Johnson, 77, died May 24, 2019, at South Health and Rehab in Birmingham, Alabama. Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Otts Funeral Home Chapel, with Bradley Long officiating. Burial followed at Taylor Springs Cemetery. Visitation was from 1:30-2 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Otts Funeral Home of Sulligent was in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Johnson was born Dec. 20, 1941, in Beaverton, Alabama, to the late Homer Dee Sorrells and Eva Gertrude Robertson. She was formerly employed as a social worker with UAB Hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Johnson II; and sisters, Brenda Armstrong, Frances Sorrells and Ann Yielding. She is survived by her son, Tommy Johnson III of Springville.