LEBANON -- Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 21 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. Johnson, 84, of Lebanon.
A member of Lebanon's First Baptist Church and a former member of Barton's Creek Baptist Church, he died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.
Mr. Johnson was a US Navy Veteran serving during World War II, a retired accountant and a former employee of Texas Eastern Transmission Corp.
Services were conducted by Pastor David Freeman, the Rev. Bill DeVasher, Dr. Ray Cleek, the Rev. Don McElroy and Bobby Staten. Interment was at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: wife of 63 years Dorothy Rutledge "Dot" Johnson; duaghters Sheri (Bobby) Staten, Melinda (John) Greer and Pamela (Larry) Sharp; grandchildren Summerlee (Brenden) Rowe, B. J. Staten, Karalesa (Ben) DiFabio, Matthew Milton (Becky) Greer, Michael David (Blair) Greer and Erin (Andy) Coomes, Jack Greer, Elliott Greer, Paxton Greer and Charlotte Greer DiFabio; brother Robert "Bobby" (Norma Ruth) Johnson; sisters Vermell Albert, Dean Estes and Betty June Thorne; sisters-in-law Ruby Johnson and Lucy Johnson; numerous loving family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents William G. "Willie" Johnson and Lillie Shepherd Johnson; brothers Douglas Johnson, Perry Johnson and Glenn Johnson.
Pallbearers: Larry Sharp, Bobby Staten, John Greer, Matthew Greer, Jack Greer, Michael Greer, Ben DiFabio, B. J. Staten, Andy Coomes and Brenden Rowe. Honorary: Robert VanHook, Bobby Johnson and Mr. Johnson's Sunday School Class of Lebanon's First Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Mid South Chapter, 4205 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 216, Nashville, 37215.
Partlow Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.