Minnie Wiley

Minnie Wiley

Thursday November 20th, 1930 - Wednesday October 14th, 2020
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Minnie Esther Johnson Wiley 89, passed in her home on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 . She was born November 20, 1930 in Chattanooga, TN, the youngest daughter of Jefferson and Ruby Thornton Johnson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Wiley and daughter, Wilma Wiley.

Minnie was in the 1948 graduating class of Howard High. She then graduated from Morristown College . In 1961, Minnie attained her BS degree in Education from Tennessee A&I State University . She taught at Roland Hayes, Booker T. Washington and Hillcrest Elementary Schools.

Minnie Esther is an active member of St. John United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Gamma Iota Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and an accomplished bridge player.

She is survived by: daughter, Deborah (Michael) Roberts; devoted nephew, Lee D. Brown, Jr; grandchildren, Stephen (Stephanie) Kahmaar Wiley Roberts, Bethany Roberts, Jordan (Lael) Roberts; step-grandchildren, Kelli Roberts, Michael Roberts ll; great-grandchildren, Stephon and Lephiano Roberts, Christina Megginson; sister-in-law, Evelyn Wiley Rice; several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Public viewing: 1:30pm - 5:30 pm Thursday October 22, 2020 at funeral home; Zeta Service at 6:00pm. Funeral service at 11:00am Friday, October 23, 2020 at St. John United Methodist Church with a live broadcast at:

Memorials can be sent to: St John UMC, 3921 Murray Hills Dr. Chattanooga TN 37416

John P. Franklin Funeral Home 1101 Dodds Ave, (423) 622-9995 , is honored to serve the family of Minnie Wiley.
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Evelyn Barlow

Posted at 06:39pm
Mrs. Minnie Esther was my mom's best friend and like a Godmother to my sister an I. She was a beautiful person. Always called during my mom's illness. My last conversation was during the death of her daughter my friend Wilma.
My condolences to Debra and the grandkids. She will be missed.

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