Kimberly Leigh Johnson, 23, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Friday, August 15, 2014. She was born in Dunwoody, GA, on February 20, 1991, to Barbara and Jeffrey Johnson. Kim graduated from Berkmar High School in 2010 and attended Georgia Gwinnett College. Kimberly was a varsity letter winner in cross-country, a committed member to the Catholic Church, and volunteer for the Red Cross. She could always be found exercising and running while listening to her favorite music. Kim had a bubbly personality and an unforgettable laugh. Kimberly is survived by her mother, Barbara Johnson, of Lake Carmel, NY; her father, Jeffrey Johnson, of Dayton, OH; and her older brother, Scott Johnson, of Atlanta, Ga. A gathering of friends and family will be held at Wages & Sons Funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20th. A funeral mass will take place at St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic Church at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 21st.  

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  1. Jeff,Scott and Barb,and all of kim’s family,…
    God bless all of Kim’s loved ones and friends as they endure the grief
    her loss has brought them.We are praying for you.

  2. Barb,& Scott
    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Kim was such a joy and blessing to all. She had a smile that could light up a room. Our hearts are with all of you. May you find comfort in the hands of our savior!

    love and God Bless
    Jim, Dawn, & JC Murphy

  3. Barbara, Scott & Jeff,

    With our deepest sympathy. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    Elena & Douglas & Dale

  4. Dearest Barbara and family,
    Even tho I am many miles away from you, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Isaiah: so don’t worry, because I am with you. Don’t be afraid, because I am your God. I will make you strong and will help you;I will support you with my right hand that saves you.

    Just me, Lucy

  5. Barb,& Jeff&Scott

    Very sorry for your loss, Kim ran xc with me, my mom am I have her ride home every now and then. She was such a bright and wonderful always with a smile on her face. Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers .

  6. Scott,

    We were so sad to hear about the passing of your sister. “The loss of a just, kind person is a loss to the whole world, but especially to those who loved her.” We are thinking of you and your family.

    Rachel and Steven

  7. Dear Barbara,Jeff&Scott, we are so very sorry for your loss, we are offering up prayers for the whole family. We love you!

  8. Barbara and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Kim will be missed by all that knew her. I will always remember her
    smile and pleasant personality. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve during this difficult time. Please know that
    the memories you have of Kim are precious and cherished, but as time goes by those memories become even more cherished.and valued. May you find comfort in knowing that not only your family, but your treasured friends share your grief. All that knew Kim loved her as we do you Barbara……….God Bless all of you, Barbara, Jeff and Scott. I will keep all of you in my prayers.
    Faye Osteen

  9. Barb, Jeff & Scott

    With my deepest sympathy Wishing you comfort at this time of loss and hoping you will find peace and healing in the many warm and special thoughts that are with you now.

  10. Barbara and Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. I remember her as a sweet child who always had a smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    God bless you, Joan Reynolds

  11. Barb, Scott, and Jeff,
    We are so saddened to hear this tragic news…. The loss of one of the sweetest, kindest, brightest, and most bubbly people on the planet! Kim’s laughter still rings in our ears. We enjoyed her so much. We are all so sorry she is no longer here, but rejoice in the fact that she has moved to a destination that has only happy residents, no tears, no thunderstorms, and no traffic! We look forward to seeing her again one day. We love Kim and will always smile when we think of her. May God give you the peace that only He can give….that peace that surpasses all understanding. May you feel our prayers and find comfort in knowing that you’re loved and cared about by so many!

    Love and more love,

    Ed, Shelley, Kyle, Haley, and Lauren Collins

  12. I’m so sorry for your loss. Kim was a friend to me and helped me during some hard times. Whenever we ran into each other she would give a smile that could brighten the world. She will surely be missed. She was the kindest person I have ever known. I’m glad I got to call her a friend.

  13. Dear Barbara, Jeff and Scott,
    We are very sad to hear the news about Scott losing her lovely sister so soon and so unexpected. And Barbara and Jeff, there is nothing more tragic than losing a child. I cannot even imagine the pain you are feeling right now. We pray for you to have strength and continue your life with beautiful memories about her. Our son was Scott’s room mate and a fraternity brother at GA Tech and we learned to know your family at ATO events.

    Love from Tuula, Terry and Jari Becker

  14. The Johnson’s, my condolences to you and your family. I ran cross country with your daughter all four years, she was the life of the team, no matter what, I saw a smile on her face even in the toughest of races. It saddens to her of her passing but I have nothing but brilliant memories of your daughter. May the angels take care of her and watch your family. God bless.

  15. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Kim was such a vibrant person and always had a smile for everyone. As wonderful as the BHS chorus was, she is singing with the angels now! I know your heart is broken and will be remembering you all in our prayers.
    Rick, Beth, and Allison

  16. I wish I could make it to your funeral. Kim was an awesome loving person. I first met her my 6th grade year I believe, we used to ride the bus together and she never changed. Her spirit was light and kind hearted. She made me feel happy every time I saw her and was a true sweet heart. I know she’s in heaven!!! Giving God nothing but pure genuine happiness. She will definitely be missed! Love you Kim!!! REST In Paradise!!!!

  17. Dear Johnson Family,
    I am very sorry for your loss. Kim was a very beautiful and sweet girl. She used to make me smile on bad days. I ran cross country with her for a few weeks. We used to talk and laugh a lot after school. She is now running and dancing with the angels above us in Heaven. I wish I could come see her one last time. May The Lord bless you through this very difficult time.

    With love,
    Brenda

  18. Dearest Barbara and family,
    I never had the honor of meeting Kim but knowing how wonderful her mother is only proves that she always was an angel.I know she is smiling down from heaven.May God embrace you and keep his loving arms around you and Kim.
    Love your friend,Patricia

  19. Im so sorry for your lost. I remember her. I would see her during classes and outside of school. I didn’t know her personally but when I did see her around school she always had a smile and was a very smart young lady. My heart goes out to you.

  20. Barbara,Scott and Jeff,
    Our family is so heart broken for you! We all loved Kim so much just as we love each of you,too.There is definitely a void in our lives knowing Kim is no longer with us here.Each of us does rest in the hope given to us by God that we will be with her again! We will commit to pray for God’s strength to guide you through the days ahead.
    “I am convinced that neither death nor life,neither angels nor demons,neither the present nor the future,nor any powers,neither height not depth,nor anything else in all creation ,will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
    Romans 8:38-39

  21. I am so sorry for you lost I met Kim in the 6th grade she always had a smile and a wonderful personality… I remember seeing her at GGC with that same smile.. RIP FORVER IN OUR HEARTS

  22. Kim was an amazing friend to me growing up. I remember our sleepovers and our bus rides to school. It breaks my heart to know that she’s not here anymore, but she’s definitely in my heart & in my thoughts. Praying for the family during your time of loss. May God cover you all with his strength and comfort.

  23. Barbara, Scott, and Jeff,
    My heart is so heavy with sadness for you and your family…and of course, Kimberly. She was a sweet soul, and I know she will be missed dearly.
    The days and nights of mourning are long and sometimes very dark; I wish you all peace in your journey and lightenss in you spirit.
    Thinking and praying for all of you.
    Theresa

  24. Dear Johnson’s,

    I am truly sorry for your loss. I met Kim in school although I cant say we had da deepest connection she was always willing to help me,ill never forget the simple hey and wave with that beautiful smile of hers. She was so nice without any judgement. May God be with her family and friends.

  25. Dear Johnson Family,
    I was so sad to hear this news. I remember all of you with kindness, laughter, love and light. I hope you know how much others care and hold you in prayer during these difficult days.

  26. Johnson Family,
    I am so sad to hear of her passing. I remember her smiles and infectious laughs in high school. She was always kind and fun to be around. She is missed.
    -Jara

  27. I never spoke with Kim, but I remember always seeing her in school. I wish the best for all of her family and loved ones. I am sorry for your loss.

  28. To the Johnson family I’m so sorry for the lost of Kim.

    I ran cross country and track with her and had known her since middle school. She always had a warm soul and uplifted people around her. Kim will be truly missed by everyone she came in contact with. May her soul rest in peace and in praying for the healing of the family .

  29. I am so sorry for your loss. I ran with Kim in cross country years ago and I remember her to be always happy and positive. She was so sweet and caring. She will be missed. With love and God Bless.

  30. So sorry for your loss. I have known Scott for years, but I only met Kimberly once at my Nicki and David’s wedding. She was such a happy, friendly girl. I remember talking to her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  31. It is Unbelievable heartbroken very sad news. We have so many memories with Kim. She will be missed and her memories will remain in our heart always. Barbara, Jeff and Scott, we are very sorry for your loss. God bless you and give you the strength to bear this pain.

  32. i JUST SAW KIM A FEW DAYS AGO AT HER JOB, i KNEW KIM IN ELEMENTARY WE WERE FRIENDS, UNFORTUNATELY WE WENT OUR SEPARATE WAYS, BUT I REMEMBER ALL HER RECOGNITION IN HIGH SCHOOL! SHE WAS AN AMAZING PERSON, I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS AND STAY STRONG! SHE WAS WELL KNOWN FOR HER BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT AND SMILE.

  33. Ms. Barbara I’m so sorry for your loss. Kim was so sweet, compassionate and full of energy. My son and I will miss seeing and talking with her everyday, while she played her music and bounced around the community. God has got His angel back, and we will always have warm and fond memories of her. You’re in our prayers. We love your family, God bless.

  34. Dear Barbara, I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. Kim was loved by all her teachers. She was always a bright spot in my day. I enjoyed working with her so much. She was a lovely young woman. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  35. Dear Ms. Barbara, Mr. Jeff, and Scott I am so sorry to hear about this. Kim was my best friend growing up and our families have so many memories together. I am so sad to hear about this news and very sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. God bless you and your family.

  36. This is very sad news. Kim was a bright and shining star. We are very sorry for your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  37. Sorry for your loss. Kimberly was an amazing person. She is always friendly to everyone and always making everyone smile. She will always be around all of us no matter what.

  38. We are blessed and honored to have taught Kim in our 8th grade Religious Ed class. She was always so kind and sweet. We will always cherish her beautiful soul. We know she is at peace with Jesus in heaven.

  39. Barbara, and Scott. Nick just told us about Kim. So sorry we could not be there for you, but just know that y’all are in our hearts, and prayers, and if you need us for any reason, or just need someone to talk to, please call. My cell number is 404 805-0775.
    Tina Eaton

  40. Barbara, Scott & Jeff, I am so sorry to hear of Kimberly’s death. I remember her cute little face when she was just a baby. I remember she and Steven playing together in the neighborhood. They were such happy little ones. I do know God was glad to see her when she got “Home” last week. My heart breaks for all of you. I am sending out prayers and love to you all. Sabrina & Tracy Green

  41. Dear Johnson family,

    I am very sorry to hear about your loss. The news came as a shock unto me and was very saddening. I remember Kim growing up: from Sock Hops and Jump Rope 4 Life at Bethesda, to XC in high school. She was a very beautiful person both inside and out; definitely a personality to light up any and every room. God bless your family in your time of grief and healing. We all loved Kim very much and she will be missed. I know she is smiling down on you all right now. A true angel!

  42. Johnson Family,
    So sorry for your loss!! Kimberly was such a sweet girl always with a smile on her face! I will be praying for all of you. If yall need anything let me know.

  43. Dear Barb,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May the love of your and Kim’s friends bring you some measure of comfort as you navigate your way in the coming weeks and months. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  44. Dear Bo, Scott, and Jeff

    We are devastated for your loss and can’t even imagine the pain you must be feeling. Please know we are here for you if you need anything. God bless you… and Kimberly.

    Love, Felice, Tom & Noelle

  45. Dear Bo,
    My thoughts and prayers are with all of your family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God bless all of your family and give you the strength to get through this difficult time.

  46. We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. I can’t imagine the pain in your hearts right now.
    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    David and Renee Nackino and family

  47. To kims family
    So sorry for your loss. We will me kim. My wife and I would always see her at the movies, Church and working at Kroger. That great smile and her kindness. She will ne in our prayers anf thoughts.

  48. Im am so sorry for the lose of a good friend..i have so many memories of Kim and how nice and loving she was. Most of my memories are from Berkmar and how she loved to help others. It breaks my heart to hear that shes gone so soon at a young age but I hope she in a better place and with peace with herself now. My heart goes out to the Johnson family, God bless.

  49. We are so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort, continue to be with you and your family during this difficult time. We all look forward to a time, when death will be no more-Rev 21:4. Our prayers are with you and your family.

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