Sunday, September 12, 2010

William W. "Bill" Johnson

Mr. William W. “Bill” Johnson, 86, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at the Mississippi Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, Sept. 14th, at First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment will be in Betheden Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday from 9:45AM until service time. Mr. Johnson was born January 26, 1924 in St. Joseph, LA. He was a retired machinist for Southern Natural Gas Co., a Navy veteran of World War II, and a member of First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bess Boswell and Arthur Whitfield Johnson; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Whitney; He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joyce Weeks Johnson of Louisville, MS; a daughter, Billie Joy Harrell of Louisville, MS; a son, Jimmy Johnson of Birmingham, AL; a sister, Claire Crowell of Louisville, MS; 4 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 523, Louisville, MS, 39339.