Shirley Ruth Johnson, 82, passed away Jan. 8, 2018. She was employed with Erlanger Hospital for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by husband, Odell Johnson; parents, Martha and Robert Caldwell. Survived by sons; John and Larry Bragg, of Chattanooga, Tenn., Edward Bragg, of Jarrett, Va., Michael Cole, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; daughters, Peggy Bragg and Valerie (Alfred) Polk; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Greater Community Church of Chattanooga COGIC at 1 p.m. The body will lie-in-state after noon on Saturday. Interment: National Cemetery. John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave. 622-9995.