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Johnny E. Lambert

December 2, 1966 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 53)

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Johnny E. Lambert was born to Essie Coleman and the late Eddie Reed in Birmingham, Alabama on December 2nd, 1966. He received Christ at an early age and was a member of Greater Restored Kingdom Church of Christ, Muggle, Alabama.

Preceding him in death, his father, Eddie Reed of Birmingham, Alabama.

He leaves to cherish his loving mother Essie Coleman; father Jerry Coleman; sisters Valerie, Kim, Tina, Sheryl, and Andrea; brothers Ernest and Jessie; 14 children Johnny, April, Elizabeth, Lorenzo, Juanita, Kearia, BriAnna, Victoria, Jamarius, Johnathan, Jessica, Jordan, Joan, and Devonte; 16 grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. 

He graduated from C.W. Hayes High School where he was a proud member of the band. He later became the Assistant Band Director of his alma mater where he impacted the lives of many. He was a Jefferson County Sheriff and continued his career in law enforcement as a dispatcher and security guard. 

He was a founding member and deacon of Glad Tidings Church Incorporated.

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March 20, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dante Jelks Funeral Home LLC.
4904 1st Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35222

Graveside Service
March 21, 2020

12:00 PM
Zion Memorial Gardens
501 Tarrant Huffman Rd
Birmingham, AL 35206

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