Sister Belinda Gail Johnson was born September 15, 1961 in Millen, Georgia to the late Janie B. Williams and Willie R. Robinson. On Thursday, January 21, 2021, God dispatched his angels to bring a beautiful angel home to rest. She departed this life at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Sister Belinda Johnson confessed to Christ at an early age where she was an active member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Millen, GA., there she was a vocalist in the church choir, under the leadership of Reverend Lee Hunter.
Sister Belinda Johnson attended Jenkins County school system where she graduated from Jenkins County High School in 1979. Shortly after graduation Sister Belinda Johnson joined the Job Corps, in the state of Kentucky, where she fulfilled a two-year commitment.
On February 8, 1982 Sister Belinda enlisted into the active-duty status of the United States Army as a Petroleum Fuel Handler Specialist. She worked her way up the enlisted side to the rank of Master Sergeant where she served her country faithfully for 22 years. During her army career she received numerous recognitions and awards to include Meritorious Service Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal (4), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (6), National Defense Service Medal (2), Humanitarian Service Medal, and Non-commissioned Officer’s Professional Development Ribbon (3).
On July 7, 1990, in Tacoma, WA, Sister Belinda united in Holy matrimony to Larry D. Johnson for 31 years. To this union there was one child born and one form a previous marriage. In 1994, the family relocated to Ft. Carson, Colorado where they would retire and raise their children Jamelle D. Brown and LaQuan D. Johnson. In April of 1995, the family united with the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church family under the leadership of Reverend James H. McMearn. Sister Belinda became an active member of the 8:00 a.m. worship choir and Veteran's Ministry where she served both faithfully and spiritually until her death.
Belinda is preceded in death by her parents Janie B. Williams and Willie R. Robinson; her sister Gwendolyn W. Reese and brothers Henry A. Williams and Charles Williams.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her loving husband, Larry D. Johnson and two sons Jamelle D. Brown and LaQuan D. Johnson all of Colorado Springs, CO, two sisters, Mary Boyd and Denise Williams of Augusta, Georgia and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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