Lillie Jean Johnson is a lifelong native and current resident of Georgetown and is the daughter of the late Joe and Ida Izard Johnson, and mother of one son. Ms. Johnson has earned degrees from Allen University and the University of South Carolina and retired as a high school teacher from the Georgetown County School District in 1994.
Ms. Johnson is a member of Arnett A.M.E. Church, a lifetime member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the NAACP. She also serves as an Ombudsman volunteer with South Carolina Long Term Care, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments Region 8. She is also a tutor with the Freedom Readers program.
Ms. Johnson has served as a board member of Georgetown County Habitat for Humanity, the YMCA, Waccamaw EOC, was a hospice volunteer and was also a member of the City of Georgetown Planning Commission.
She previously served on Georgetown County Council for two terms and returned to represent County Council District 4 after an eight-year absence in 2008.