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John Thomas Johnson, in his 67th year of his earthly pilgrimage, went to meet his Creator on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 from North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo after a year long battle with cancer. John was born at the North Miss. Medical Center in Tupelo on Nov. 30, 1954 to the late George Bert Johnson, Sr. and Mabel Gandy Johnson, all pioneer families in south Lee County. He lived his entire 67 years in the Johnson family home “on the hill” in the Union Community of Plantersville. John graduated from Nettleton High School in 1972. He was a jack of all trades and spent most of his life doing carpentry work. He worked many years for Grant Sowell Siding installing vinyl siding. John enjoyed his home, watching CNN on TV and roaming the family land at his homestead.
A service celebrating his life will be held at 1 PM Friday, March 11, 2022 from the Sadie Holland Memorial Chapel at Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo with Bro. Bubba Kennedy officiating. Private burial will take place in the Union Cemetery south of Plantersville. Visitation will be from Noon-service time on Friday only at the funeral home. For those unable to attend, the service may be viewed at email@example.com
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Wooten Johnson of the Union Community; daughters by marriage, Carolyn Peeks (Joe) of Ethelsville, Ala. and Nancy Owens of Columbus, Ms.; a son, Ronnie Owens (Danita) of Columbus; 6 grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Ellis of Tupelo and a brother, James Johnson (Lynn)of Union; his sisters in law, Peggy Johnson of Union Community. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mabel Johnson; his siblings, Frank, Bert, Margaret and Brenda and a son, Walter Owens.
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March 11, 2022
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Holland Funeral Directors
5281 Cliff Gookin Blvd.
Tupelo, MS 38801