Elbert Franklin Johnson, age 70, of Sheffield, died Monday, March 18, 2013. His family will receive friends Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia. His funeral service will be Thursday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Robert Gilchrist and Bro. Marshall Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Sheffield.
Mr. Johnson was a native of Franklin County and was retired from Hon Furniture after sixteen years of service. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was married to the love of his life for fifty wonderful years. Mr. Johnson preached the gospel of Jesus for many years and helped many people during his journey through life.
He was survived by his wife, Mary Johnson of Sheffield; sons, Ron Johnson of Sheffield and Randy Johnson and wife Holly of Killen; daughter, Marilyn Seitz and husband Eugene of Sheffield; sister, Arnell Bratcher of Littleville; grandchildren, Daniel Seitz and wife Amber, Angelica Seitz, Debra Seitz McWilliams and husband Shawn, Randy Johnson Jr., Heather Brown, Chris Anstine and six great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Eugene Seitz, Daniel Seitz, Shawn McWilliams, Larry Duvall, Andy Johnson and G. W. Sims.
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