Visitation will be 2-6 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2014, at Holly Grove Church in Drew.
Funeral services will be Saturday, January 4, 2014, at Holly Grove Church in Drew with Rev. Jesse Gresham officiating.
Burial will follow in Drew Cemetery under the direction of Byas Funeral Home of Ruleville.
Survivors include wife Essie Mae Johnson of Drew; sons Joseph Johnson, Jonathon Johnson, and Joshua Johnson all of Memphis, John Henry Johnson, Jr. of Greenwood, and Justin Johnson of Southaven; daughters Sarah Johnson of Memphis, Johnnie Johnson of San Diego, Debora Powell, Katrina Johnson, and Denise Johnson all of Horn Lake, and Davida Johnson of Southaven; brothers Willie James Johnson of Chicago, Bennie Johnson of Milwaukee, Frank Johnson of Alton, Ill., and Milton Johnson of Alton, Ill.; sisters Bernice Hannon of Drew, Mary Ethel Johnson of Chicago, Virginia Matthew of Detroit, Annie Luthen and Mattie Hill both of Trenton, Tenn.; 21 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.