Mr. Johnson, a lifelong Jones County native, passed away July 25 while a resident in a health-care facility. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alma C. Johnson, and a son, Thomas Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a Georgia Pacific retiree.
Survivors include his children, Johnnie Mae (Robert) Solomon, Eatonton; Bertha (Johnny) Vinson, Conyers; Julia Johnson and Nellie Johnson, both of Round Oak; Shirley Risby, Detroit, Mich.; Early (Eulady) Johnson, Monticello; Elder Joseph (Merritt) Johnson, Macon; Marvin Johnson, Gray; and Christopher Johnson, Macon; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Collins Funeral Home in Gray had charge of arrangements.