County Commissioners honored Margaret Johnson with a proclamation. The family of the 102-year-old Johnson accepted the proclamation on her behalf on Monday evening.

By Charlotte Underwood 

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Margaret “Granny” Johnson (Morrow) was recognized with a proclamation at Monday’s commission meeting. Johnson recently turned 102. 

Commissioner Beverly Hall had brought it to the attention of the commission and suggested Johnson be honored.

Connect HERE to see the story on Granny Johnson when she turned 100 years old.

She was unable to make it to the meeting, but multiple family members attended the meeting and accepted the proclamation on her behalf.

Johnson was honored as the oldest person in Campbell County, according to Lynch, who read the proclamation.

According to the proclamation read aloud, Johnson was born Jan. 5th, 1922, and has lived on Hickory Lane for the last 74 years. She raised her five children there.

Johnson always loved sports and still enjoys watching basketball and football on television. Her “greatest joy is sitting on the porch spending time with family.”

Family member Monica Bane accepted the proclamation on her behalf.

“We are so thankful for this, and we are so grateful for her. She’s 102 and still sharp as a tack. She loves to visit with people,” Bane said.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 02/27/2024-6AM)