Britiney Marie Johanson, 34, of Hoschton, Georgia, formerly of Normal, Illinois took her last breath on this earth and her next breath in Heaven on May 14, 2019.  She is survived by her husband  Andrew Johanson, parents Greg and Sherry Alt, sister Courtney (Alt) Nieman, Grandparents Chuck and Betty Myers, father in law Rick Johanson, brothers and sisters in law, Paul Nieman, Greg and Rebecca (Johanson) Reich, Jacob and Beulah Johanson, Ben and Kelly Johanson, and her sweet Aussie Doodle Cooper.  She was preceded in death by her beloved mother in law Sylvia Johanson. She was born April 4, 1985 in Joplin, Missouri and spent her childhood in Normal, Illinois.  She was a member of East White Oak Bible Church and graduated from University High School.  She majored in Graphic Design/Marketing at Indiana Wesleyan University and later earned her Master of Business Administration from Ball State University. Early in her career she worked at SD Advertising and in digital marketing at State Farm Insurance Company.  The past several years she was employed as a digital marketing manager for Behr Paint in Santa Anna California.  She also was a successful entrepreneur with her own specialty design company called Cheers, a partner in the start up of the restaurant The Curious Pig, and her husband’s company Trilogy Landscaping Group. Britiney was a dreamer and had a tremendous zest for life traveling the world.  She loved art, literature, photography and family.  She had an audacious faith and trust in God, and blessed so many by the compassion, kindness, curiosity, love, joy and courage within her.  A private family service celebrating Britiney’s life will be held Monday, May 20th at 11:00 at the Hebron Church Chapel in Dacula, Georgia.  A public celebration of her life and legacy will be held in Illinois or Indiana at a later date.  

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  1. Greg and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your daughter. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Greg, Shari, Courtney and family.
    Doris and I are so sorry. Our prayers will be with you. God’s peace.

  3. Greg

    I am so sorry to hear this news.

    May God provide you and your family strength and peace during this difficult time.

  4. Greg, Sherry, and family,
    We are so sorry to hear about Britiney’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord give you peace and comfort at this most difficult time.
    Tom and Julie

  5. Greg and family-

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts are with you.

    Alice Maginnis

  6. Greg, Sherry, and family,

    Ashley and I were so sad to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

    Doug Schnittker

  7. Greg, Shari, Courtney and family. Gary and I are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find peace through God’s love at this very difficult time.

  8. Greg, Shari, Courtney and family. Gary and I are so sorry for your loss. May you find peace in God’s love at this very difficult time.

  9. Greg and Sherry, May our good Lord provide you with comfort, strength and peace at the passing of your daughter. Chuck kept us up to date on her cancer fight. Blessings, Meredith and Heather Williams

  10. Greg and Sherry,
    What an amazing daughter you have raised! She has been such an inspiration to others, especially the last 2 1/2 years. She was truly brave and positive, leaving her total trust in God. What a treasure. I know you will miss her immensely and do already. We love you so much! Prayers and hugs.

  11. Greg, Shari, and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and strength in your strong faith.

  12. I am heartbroken to hear about Britiney’s passing. I have many wonderful memories of her friendship during high school. She had such a loving heart and a sweet personality. Sending all of you my love and prayers for peace.

  13. Dear Brit!
    I want to live, love and do life the way you did – wide open, courageous and only seeing His good.

    I will miss you more than you will ever know – who on earth will I bounce all my crazy ideas off of and have them actually validate and encourage the way you did? We will be together again one day my dear one and we will learn from the Once who created all – I can’t wait!

  14. Andrew, I’m so sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you and the rest of your family during this very difficult time.

  15. Greg and Sherry,
    I cannot imagine the grief you are experiencing but I know that our God will provide an indescribable peace as you celebrate Britiney’s life. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. Britiney will be sorely missed by many and has undoubtedly left a legacy that will last a lifetime ten times over. It was an honor to have known her and blessing to have walked beside her. I will forever miss my dearest friend.

  17. Greg and Sherry – This is such a difficult time for your family. Please know you are supported by many prayers. Britiney was a courageous warrior. She leaves a wonderful legacy. May God give you strength, peace and comfort.

  18. Dear Greg and Sherry, Courtney, and Andy,
    We are so sorry for your great loss .We Will see you all soon. Without our Lord, we would be in so much more pain. We just know that we have an awesome God who understands and indeed cares when all seems to be lost. God seems to bring His best into His presence! Someday He will explain it all to us.
    With all our love,
    Mark and lynn Nieman

  19. Greg, Sherry, Courtney & Andy,
    Our hearts ache for your family.💔 Britiney was a huge influence on Christine during & after college. She was a light wherever she went & a true angel on earth. 😇 She modeled the Christian faith so well. We will keep you in our prayers daily for the days ahead. 🙏🏻

  20. Sherry and Greg,
    Sending love and prayers your way. I am so sorry that Brittiney’s journey on earth has ended and you have lost your precious daughter.

  21. Greg, Sherry, and family:

    We are sending our deepest sympathy and prayers to all of you. Faith brings us through difficult times and I know that yours is strong and will carry you. Please know you have an entire Redbird family thinking of you and lifting you up.
    Larry and Marlene Dietz

  22. Andy,

    Sending my prayers and thoughts to you. Brit was an amazing women and I loved knowing her these past few years. She had such a positive impact on my life in the short time I had with her and I will be forever grateful to have known her.

  23. Andy,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. It was such a joy to work with Britiney over the years and I will never forget the memories that we created. She always brought so much light into the lives of those around her and she will be deeply missed by all.

  24. Greg and Sherry, I was crushed to hear of Britiney’s passing. I cannot begin to understand the depth of your loss, but I know you are strong in your faith, and I know this is what will help to bring you some comfort. I am offering prayers for your strength in knowing that Britiney is now in God’s loving care. Maureen

  25. Dear Sherry and family,

    I am so very sorry. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord’s presence be a source of comfort to you in your mourning. ❤️

  26. Andy, we were/are so sorry when we learned of Britiney’s death. Our hearts are aching for your loss – your loss as well as so many others. We are considering traveling to Indiana next weekend. Please know that you are in our prayers. Blessings and love,

  27. Sending love to Brit’s family, a beautiful soul gone far too soon. She was such a talented, hard working team member at Behr, and always gave her all. I loved my time working with her. She will be dearly missed.

  28. Sending peaceful and loving thoughts to Brit’s family and husband. Britiney was the most cheerful and joyous person I had the pleasure of working with, her smile and laughter was contagious. She always brought a great energy to our work events. She will be missed tremendously.

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