Amanda Nicole Johnson
May 24, 1987 - January 26, 2013
Amanda Nicole Johnson, 25, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2013 at 4:25 p.m. in a tragic car accident on West Highway 260, heading back to Payson.
Miss Johnson was born May 24, 1987 in Mesa, and moved to Payson in April of 1994. She attended Julia Randall Elementary, Rim Country Middle and Payson High schools.
She worked at JRE as a custodian for the past four years and was attending Ashford Online University in order to obtain her degree in business management.
Miss Johnson is survived by her parents, Joseph R. Johnson Sr. and Pamela Chambers; boyfriend of nine years, Stephen Cotton; brothers, Joseph R. (Aricka) Johnson Jr. and Ethan A. Johnson; sister, Rachel L. (Brett) Brockway; grandparents, Jim and Sue Chambers, Donald J. (Kris) Johnson Sr. and James (Karen) Chambers; aunts, Becki J. Johnson, Linda (Dave) Walker, Sheila (Vince) Pacheco; cousins, Dr. Clark (Victoria) McDonough, Chris (Amy) McDonough, Clifford (Jen) Johnson, Taylor (George) Adair, Vicki Johnson, Donald Johnson III, Krista Johnson, April LaCroix, Jimmy Espinoza, Adam Walker, Tessa Babb, Shealynn Walker, Cody Pacheco, AJ Pacheco, Justin Pacheco, Bradly, Daniel, Zack and Kimberly Chambers; nephews, Joseph R. Johnson III, Aiden Brockway and Jason T. Johnson.
“Live as if you will die tomorrow and dream as if you will live forever” — James Dean.
“Great minds discuss ideas, Average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people” — Eleanor Roosevelt.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday Feb. 9 at First Southern Baptist Church, 306 S. Ash St.