May 1, 1937 – November 23, 2022
Truemilla Elizabeth Johnson was born May 1, 1937, to the late Lonnie Smith and Ollie Davis Smith in Jackson Springs, NC. She departed this earthly life on November 23, 2022, at her home in Spring Lake, NC.
Truemilla was a member of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church, Ellerbe, NC. and often attended New Beginnings Missionary Baptist Church, Spring Lake, NC where she lived.
Truemilla was preceded in death by her daughter, Ruby Johnson; two brothers and four sisters.
She leaves behind one son, Leroy Smith of Poughkeepsie, NY and one daughter Jacqueline Hallman (Tommie) Spring Lake, NC. Three brothers: Bobby Smith (Mable), Carl Smith, and Walter Smith (Martha) Three sisters: Bessie Brower, Mary Lois McLean and Viola Stanback. Two grandchildren; Dakia Downey of Queens, NY and James Johnson of Spring Lake, NC. Four great-grandchildren; Isaiah Downey, Diamond Johnson, Jade Johnson and Layahna Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.