Volume 52, Number 21

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, May 21, 2015

Obituaries

Joe F. Johnson
September 18, 1923 - December 1, 2013

BYRDSTOWN--Joe F. Johnson, 90, Billy Zachary Rd., Byrdstown passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 at his residence.
He was born September 18, 1923 in Jamestown, TN to the late George Washington and Ethel Jane Scott Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Etter Baptist Church, a retired saw mill worker and lived most his life in Pickett Co. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Lora Vera Johnson; daughter, Wanda Amonett; granddaughter, Katrina "Doodle" Potter; grandson, Brian Wesley Ransom; three sisters, Ollie, Irene and Eva Johnson; six brothers, Denton, Clinton, Junior, Clay "Cooge", Ray and Grady Johnson.
Survivors include four daughters, Rosa Parsons of Livingston; Brenda Brown of Byrdstown; Sue Grider of Cookeville; Louise Ransom of Hendersonville, TN; three sons, Malcolm E. Johnson and Wesley O. Johnson, both of Byrdstown and Eugene Johnson of Sparta; 22 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rick Cross and Bro. Eric Thoman officiating and burial at Etter Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tony Johnson, Josh Johnson, Chris Johnson, Terry Grider, Evan Baird and Malcolm E. Johnson. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

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