Micah Alexis Johnson, age 21, died suddenly and without warning Monday, January 29, 2018 at Ochsner Medical Center after battling a 3-day illness. Micah, a beloved daughter, sister, teacher and friend, was an LSU student majoring in early childhood education, a beloved tumbling coach at Flips and Fitness, an accomplished pianist, an energetic drummer, a student of Krav Maga, a dedicated Kid-zone ministry leader at Victory Harvest Church, a life-group member of Antioch Community Church, and most importantly a “child of the one true King.” Micah loved life! Her boundless energy, endless chatter, and overflowing joy electrified any room she entered. She passionately loved every child and every animal, and they loved her. She was a defender of the defenseless and a champion of the underdog. She embodied Micah 6:8 – “…and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah adored her family and their many travels across the world, including two of her favorites, Disney World and Destin. She loved ANY time with friends, four wheeling, Segway adventures, zip-lining, horseback riding, bonfires, and all things outdoors. She was a born teacher with a heart of gold and would pour out her diverse giftings on anyone in need. Micah loved! A Celebration of her life will be held Monday, February 5 at Victory Harvest Church on 3953 North Flannery Road, with visitation beginning at 11am and her Celebration Service beginning at 2pm. Entombment will be at Resthaven Gardens of Memory on Jefferson Highway.
Micah leaves behind a devastated family who completely adored her: parents, Steve and Jan Johnson; siblings, Christian and Jenna Johnson; paternal grandparents, Gerald and Mae Johnson; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and students. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Leonard Joseph Jacob and Patricia Hendry Jacob, her uncle: Christopher Jay Jacob and her cousin: Nicholas Jay Jacob.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Micah Johnson Memorial Fund, which will support the causes that brought joy to Micah’s heart, namely those benefitting children and animals.
Mr. Steve and Mrs. Jan,
Micah's zeal for life was unparalleled. She never failed to fill a room with contagious laughter or awe-inspiring music. Her desire to include everyone, even an underclassmen in the band or on the cheer squad like myself, was admirable. Above all else, though, her capacity to love was boundless. She will truly be missed.
Y'all and your family continue to remain in my thoughts and in my prayers. My God bless each of you during this difficult time.
CoCo RodriguezSouth Bend, IN
Jan and Steve...
My love and prayers go out to you and your family. May the Lord comfort you with His Promises as you grieve such an incredible loss.
Lea Anne SchroederBaton Rouge, LA
In loving memory of Micah Johnson
Steve, Jan, Christian, Jenna, Gerald and Mae,
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort through Our Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ. Our family is praying for you and your entire family! Y'all have been a part of my life since I can remember! I love y'all and am absolutely heartbroken for y'all. We are always here for y'all if y'all need ANYTHING! My parents have been exactly where you are! If you need them don’t hesitate to reach out to Stan… He is your brother in Christ and will be there to pray with you or just sit and have coffee when you are ready! I have a feeling he will be checking on y’all regularly though!
We Love y'all!
I will leave you with these lyrics from Praise You in This Storm by Casting Crowns:
And I'll praise you in this storm
And I will lift my hands
That you are who you are
No matter where I am
And every tear I've cried
You hold in your hand
You never left my side
And though my heart is torn
I will praise you in this storm
Heavenly Father, I lift up my brothers and sisters, The Johnson family, during their STORM. I know that they love and trust YOU and have tremendous faith in YOU! I pray that they literally FEEL the prayers being said on their behalf and a peace that passes all understanding covers them like a warm blanket. Thank you, Father, for the comfort, peace and understanding that YOU and only YOU can bestow on these grieving family members and friends.
In Your Mighty Name I pray, AMEN!
Traci Douglas MoreauDenham Springs, LA
Jan & Steve & family, God has gained such a beautiful angel! My heart & prayers are with you during this very difficult time! 💞
Elizabeth Thompson ScallanBaton Rouge, LA