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Arthur Lee “Sam” Johnson

Death 4 Jan 2009 (aged 73)
Burial Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 79570821 · View Source
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A retired tractor operator for the Baton Rouge Water Co., he died at 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at LSU Earl K. Long Medical Center. He was 73, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Baker.

Visiting at Promised Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Road, religious service, conducted by David Franklin, pastor. Interment in Thomas Chapel Cemetery.

Survived by his stepmother, Melissa Johnson; four daughters, Joyce Johnson, Mary Jackson, Diane Franklin and Elizabeth Wilkerson; stepsister, Lorean Woodward; brother, Nelson Johnson Jr.; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his wife, Annie Johnson; mother, Beatrice King; and father Nelson Johnson Sr.

Pallbearers will be Gregory Franklin, Nelson Johnson III, Ivory Profit, Reginald Johnson, Kelyn Johnson and Montrell Profit.

Honorary pallbearers are Nelson Johnson Jr., Freddie King, Jerry Franklin, Leonard Jackson, Major King and Malik Sanders.

He attended Northwestern High School and had been working at Oakview Car Auction.

Arrangements by Carney-Mackey Funeral Home.




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