The family of Mr. Johnson will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until the service. The funeral service, conducted by Brother Tim Knox, is Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. Interment in Bethlehem Cemetery at Tuckers Crossroads will follow the service.
Mr. Johnson, age 89, of Gulf Shores Ala., formerly of Lebanon, passed away March 9, 2014.
Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Century Electric and from Mueller Industries.
He is survived by his sons, Robert (Judy) Johnson, of Lexington, S.C., James (Marie) Johnson, of Gulf Shores Ala.; grandchildren, Tim Johnson, Shannon (Isabell) Johnson, Ashley (Christy) Johnson, of Lexington S.C., Greg (Ashli) Johnson, of Cookeville, Kim (Scott) Foutch, of Smithville, Sonya (Tim) Knox of Woodbury; siblings, Grandville (Mary) Johnson, of Atlanta, Franklin (Norma) Johnson, Betty June Griffin, of Chattanooga, Loraine Elrod, of Chatsworth Ga.; and numerous great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren.
Mr. Johnson is preceded in death by his son, Howard Eugene “Gene” Johnson; wives, Beulah Breedlove Johnson, Ora Boyd Johnson; step-daughter Frances Mitchell; step-son, Bill “Billy” Boyd; parents, John and Lennie Bell Johnson; and brother, LeRoy Johnson.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family extends a special thank you to Dottie, Christy, Robin, Sharon and Susie with Community Hospice of Baldwin County, Ala.
Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-9393, obits 615-758-8818.