|Birth: ||Jun. 1, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2012|
Milton Francis Johnson Sr., a loving husband who retired in 1990 from the U.S. Postal Service after 41 years and was the first black letter carrier hired in Fort Worth, entered into the joy of the Lord on Sunday, July 29, 2012. Celebration of life: 11 a.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of St. Andrews United Methodist Church, Pastor Carol Grant Gibson officiating. Burial: 10:30 a.m. Monday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at Baker Funeral Home. Family hour will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church with The Links Inc. Memorial Service for Connecting Links and Alpha Phi Alpha's Omega Service. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 3142, Fort Worth, Texas 76113.
Mr. Johnson was born June 1, 1920, in Elgin. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army and was a member of American Legion Post 838. At St. Andrews he served as steward and class leader, and he was a member of Methodist Men and served on the finance committee. He was a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Survivors: Left to cherish his memory, his wife of 59 years, Marguerite J. Johnson; son, Milton Francis Johnson Jr.; daughter, Monita Rose Johnson-Henley (Ralph); grandchildren, Marita Ruth, Marian Rose and Marissa Royce Henley; aunt, Charles Etta Johnson of Los Angeles, Calif.; niece, Ola Kathy Brooks of Long Beach, Calif.; first cousins, Billy George Johnson, Shirley Johnson Helton and Donna Johnson Brown, all of Los Angeles; sister-in-law, Lillian Beatrice Bennett of San Antonio; brother-in-law, Elbert C. Lott of Victoria; and other cherished relatives and friends.
Published in Star-Telegram on August 2, 2012
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