MR. BEN JOHNSON, SR., age 92, of Lake Wanda Rita Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday (June 2, 2009) in a LaFayette, Georgia nursing home. A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, He was born to the late George and Mary Millican Johnson on May 28, 1917. Mr. Johnson attended the Pennville Gospel Tabernacle, was a Veteran of WW II serving in the U. S. Navy, and was retired from the Georgia Glove Mill.
Surviving are His wife-Faye Belle Whitley Johnson ; daughter-Mary Young of Trion; son Ben Johnson, Jr. of Summerville; step daughters-Brenda Chambers of Summerville and Gail Henry of New Mexico; five Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2PM from the JD Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy wilborn officiating, internment in Summerville Cemetary. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 noon until the hour of service..Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in Charge of the arrangements.