Family: Last Gatlinburg wildfire victim identified by DNA

(Courtesy: Karyssa Dalton via WATE)

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WKRN/WATE) – Family members say the final victim of the Sevier County wildfires has been positively identified through DNA testing.

Pamela Johnson’s granddaughter shared the news on social media Friday.

The family is now asking for help for paying for the 59-year-old grandmother’s cremation and memorial service.

Johnson lived in Gatlinburg for the last 15 years and she is the last of the 14 victims who were killed in the devastating wildfires.

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Johnson worked as a clerk at McKinney’s Market and Deli and was known as “Mama Pam.” She was last seen alive on the night of November 28 as she was leaving work.

Two juveniles have since been charged in the fires that ravaged Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Click here to read about what’s next for them in the case.

Click here for all of News 2’s coverage of the Sevier County wildfires.