William Delbert Johnson

William Delbert Johnson

Birth
Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1 Oct 1994 (aged 85)
Oneida, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Straight Fork, Scott County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 40091026 · View Source
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JOHNSON, WILLIAM DELBERT died 1 Oct 1994
William Delbert Johnson, 85, of the Straight Fork community, died early Saturday
morning, October 1, 1994, at the Scott County Hospital. He was born in Scott
County on February 11, 1909. He was the son of the late Ruben Johnson and the
late Camille Adkins Johnson. He also was preceded in death by two sons: Billy
Wayne Johnson and Gary Delbert Johnson; five brothers; one infant brother and
Everett, Lee, Benton and Elvin Johnson; and two sisters, Edith Day and Mary
Johnson. He has served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II. He
worked most of his life as a coal miner and worked for the Roach's Creek Mining
Company. He was a member of the Buffalo Bridge Missionary Church for many years.
He is survived by his wife of more than 48 years, Cleo Baird Johnson of the
Straight Fork community; one daughter, Patsy Allen and husband, Joe, of the
Annadell community; one sister, Sarah Johnson of Picway, Ohio; four
grandchildren: Beth, Katie, Sarah Allen and Jo Lynn Hill and husband, Tim, all
of the Annadell community; four great-grandchildren: Elizabeth, Amanda, Aleasha
and Jamie Hill, all of the Annadell community; and several other relatives.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Oct. 3, at the West-Murley Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Bobby Massengale and Rev. Larry Ellis officiating. The Hamby
Brothers sang. Burial was in the Adkins Cemetery in the Straight Fork community.
Pallbearers were Thermon Jeffers, James Baird, Charles Baird, Ray Baird, Thermon
Johnson and Dudley Harness. West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of funeral
arrangements. (Source: The Independent Herald, 13 Oct 1994, unknown page)


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  • Maintained by: Les Byrd
  • Originally Created by: Wilton Golson
  • Added: 31 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40091026
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Delbert Johnson (11 Feb 1909–1 Oct 1994), Find a Grave Memorial no. 40091026, citing Adkins Cemetery, Straight Fork, Scott County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Les Byrd (contributor 48460681) .