Meadowcreek Student to Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Johlonda Lindsey died last Sunday in a car wreck on the way to an after-prom party.

Johlonda Lindsey, the Meadowcreek High student last weekend, will be laid to rest Saturday, according to 11Alive.

According to the report, a viewing is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, located at 914 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the New Mercies Christian Church, located at 4000 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lilburn.

Check out the full 11Alive article here.

Lindsey was in the car with three classmates going to a prom after-party when the collision occurred. While traveling on Steve Reynolds Boulevard near Beaver Ruin Road around 12:25 a.m. Sunday, the car crashed into another vehicle going in the opposite direction. Lindsey died on site, and four other students, including the driver in the other vehicle, were injured.

Dejon Wideman, the driver of the car Lindsey was in and a Meadowcreek student, , three counts of serious injury by vehicle, improper lane change and reckless driving, according to the Gwinnett County Sheriff's docket book.

According to faculty and students at Meadowcreek, Lindsey was a popular junior student on the track team. At Monday's of the school's existence, while at the mic.

"Although Johlonda's life was cut short, she left her mark on Meadowcreek High School on each and everyone's heart who knew her," said Principal Tommy Welch.

Kyriff May 04, 2012 at 05:26 AM
We love you sis and all miss you terribly but at the same time your departure has you've brung people together and kept us all strong but we still can't believe your gone.
Sarah Bakhtiari May 04, 2012 at 07:32 PM
I'm sorry for your loss, Kyriff. Please let us know if the family needs any help from the community and we will try and help get the word out.


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