J.B. Johnson, Sr.

September 26, 2010

Mr. J.B. Johnson, Sr., 79, passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at a Pensacola hospital.

Mr. Johnson was a native of Barnett Crossroads, Ala. and a resident of Century for most of his life. He was U.S. Marine Corp. veteran of the Korean War, a member of the DAV, a retired employee from Monsanto after 35 years, a pastor of Bethel Temple for eight years and a member of the Chumuckla Pentacostal Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Ollie and Jessie Johnson; a stepfather, Coy Trawick; and a grandson, Ollie Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Laura Johnson of Century; five sons, Lewis and Wanda Johnson of Milton, Joe Johnson, Ollie and Donna Johnson, and J.B. and Trudie Johnson, Jr., all of Century, and John Johnson of Walnut Hill; her daughter, Lydia and Blake Bowen of Atmore; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Jean Dubison of Gulf Shores, and Nell Howey of Topeka, KS; and three special people in his life, Charles Lowery of Milton, Linda Presley of Byrneville, and Jeanette Nichols of Century.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Ira Decker and the Rev. Jimmy Mullins officiating.

Burial will follow at Pollard Cemetery with military honors.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 27, 2010, between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Ollie Johnson, J.B. Johnson, Jr., Lewis Johnson, John Johnson, Andy Miles, and Jerry Green

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Johnson, Jeff Johnson and Charles Lowrey.

In lieu of flowers, the family will accept donations.


3 Responses to “J.B. Johnson, Sr.”

  1. Julie Booth-Moran on October 21st, 2010 3:18 pm

    My prayers are with the Laura, Peanut, Donna, Lydia and the Johnson family. May God comfort each of you during this very difficult time.

  2. LJ on October 3rd, 2010 9:06 am

    Rest in peace, Mr Johnson. To the family, May God give you strength during your time of loss and comfort you with many happy memories. We love you all, Eric, Leslie and Blake Johnson

  3. Dorie Tyree on September 27th, 2010 10:10 am

    We will miss you J.B. may Angels keep you lifted in their light and love.. Steve and Dorie

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