Alfreda Lee Charlestine Johnson affectionately known as 'Teen' transitioned from labor to reward on Sunday, June 12, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas. Alfreda was born on December 10, 1951, in Mayesville, South Carolina to the Late Almeta Johnson and Rev. Charles James Johnson, Sr.
Preceded in death by her mother, Almeta Johnson and brothers, Charles Johnson, Jr and Santos Maurice Bey-Johnson; Alfreda is survived by her children, Cornelius (Felicia) Hudson of Fort Worth, Texas, Lorraine Brooks-Johnson, Jaqueline 'Niecy' Fortune, Diane (Thomas, Jr.) Westley, Marcus Baker, Tyrell Thomas, Tatiana Fowlkes, Jasmine Fowlkes, and Ty'Von Thomas; her sisters, Edwindoria (the late Walter W. Thompson) Johnson of Baltimore, Maryland and Virginia (Norman) Johnson; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, cousins, aunts, uncles, and many other relatives and friends.
Alfreda attended Public School #129 and Public School #162 in south Baltimore. She graduated from Public School #410 Carver Vocational Technical High School majoring in Business. Alfreda was Valedictorian and High School Queen. She attended college for over 12 years majoring in Business and Education. Alfreda worked in the Baltimore City Public School System as an Educator and working with Special Needs Students. Alfreda worked for the Baltimore City Department of Social Services for 27 years and retired with a celebration of colleagues, church members, family, and friends in 2009.
Alfreda was an honored member of the order of Eastern Star rising to the Order of the Sphinx. Alfreda served as a Deaconess until her health failed at the former Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church, now Tabernacle of the lord Church and Ministries in Baltimore, Maryland. At Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church in South Baltimore, she served as an Usher and in the Children's Choir. We the Tabernacle moved to its current location she served in the James Cain Memorial Choir, the Women's Chorus, The Robert Williams' Chorus, the God's Wonder Club, Pastors' Aide Committee, and loved working in the kitchen.
One of Alfreda's favorite and fondest things was to eat. She loved freshly fried chicken. Alfreda loved children greatly, she was also a perfect driver. Alfreda's childhood friend to death was Crystal Houston. Her lifelong friend was Mr. Scotty.