James Clay Johnson – Obituary

By  | July 31, 2015 | Filed under: Magnolia F. H., Obituaries

James-Johnson-1438272979James Clay Johnson
Age: 71
Residence: Corinth, MS
Date of Death: July 29, 2015
Place of Death: His Residence
Location of Service: Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories
Date and Time: Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3:00 P M
Officiating: Minister Chuck Richardson, Bro. Dennis Smith and Bro. Charlie Browning
Cemetery: Henry Cemetery
Visitation: Saturday, August 1, 2015 from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 P M at Magnolia Funeral Home

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
Date of Birth: January 22, 1944
Occupation: He was a self employed general contractor.
Church: He was a member of Meeks Street Church of Christ.
He served in the US National Air Guard for six years, and was a member of Alcorn County Electrical Review Board. He also served on the Alcorn Library Commission, served three terms as the President of Corinth Alcorn County Home Builders Association and served as Building Inspector for the City of Corinth. Jim was one of the founders of Magnolia Funeral Home in Corinth, MS.

SURVIVOR INFORMATION
His Wife of 49 years: Mary Janalee Keaton Johnson;
His Sons: Dr. James Clay Johnson Jr., wife Roan, children Olivia, Julie, Clay, Leah, and Sam of Saltillo, MS.
Dr. William Russell Johnson, wife Megan, children Millie Janalee and Smith of Tupelo, MS.
His Daughter: Virginia Kathryn Johnson Mansel, husband Jeff, children Will and his wife Elle, Seth and Grace of Corinth, MS.;
His Mother: Emily Dean Johnson;
His 3 younger brothers, Samuel (Sherry), Fredrick (Dianne), and Paul (Debbie) Johnson;
“Third Son”: Kelly Mims, wife Lynn and family;
One aunt, Kathleen Pett of Phoenix, AZ;
One Sister-in-law, Julie Keaton Farris;
As well as a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers: James Clay Johnson Jr., William Russell Johnson, William Robert Mansel, Noah Seth Mansel, James Clay Johnson III and Jeffrey Lewis Mansel.

Honorary Pallbearers: Samuel Johnson, Fredrick Johnson, Paul Johnson, William Johnson III, Victor Pett, Hank Farris, Kent Farris, Doug Farris, Cody Malone, Kelly Mims, Neal Starnes and Lanny Roach.

PRECEDED IN DEATH
His Father: William Warren Johnson, Sr.
His Brother: William Warren Johnson Jr.
His Paternal Grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Price Johnson
His Maternal Grandparents: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dean
And his beloved friends, Waymon White, A.L. Barner, and Bill McPeters
MAGNOLIA FUNERAL HOME AND GRAYSON FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS

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