James Larry Johnson Sr. – Obituary

By  | December 30, 2012 | Filed under: Exclude Bondsmen, Obituaries, Saints Funeral Home

james larryJames Larry Johnson Sr., 70, of Florence, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at ECM Hospital.
He was a faithful member of Eastside Church of Christ and served there as an elder since 2007. He retired in 2005 from the VA Hospital in North Chicago, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Willie E. (Buck) Winborn, Lee Andrew (Skip) Johnson and Eddie Lee Johnson; sister, Mamie Cherry; and son, James Larry Johnson Jr.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and servant of the Lord. He tried to help all that he came in contact with. His kind and generous spirit will be missed.
He is survived by his loving and faithful wife, Martha; son, Jeffrey (Denise); two grandchildren, James Laurence (Tre) and Jada Loren; two sisters, Helen Summerhill and Alice (Eugene) Jackson; one sister-in-law, Shirley Johnson; god-children, Tahirah (Brad) Johnson-Daniels and Brian (Bethany) Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Public viewing will be 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at Saints Funeral Home, Sheffield. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Eastside Church of Christ. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mount Zion AME Cemetery, Florence.
Saints Funeral Home, Sheffield, directing.


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