Obituary for Johnson

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Friday September 24, 1999

T.D. Johnson, born on April 19, 1924 in Caryville, Florida to Jefferson and Flossie (Nelson) Johnson, went home with the Lord on September 19, 1999. Although he was a member of several different churches during his lifetime, his final church home was Belen Missionary Baptist Church, where he continued his activities as a deacon. T.D. retired as a Sergeant from the United States Air Force. He also retired after a second career as a truck driver. He leaves behind his wife, Annie Boyer-Johnson; his children, Gillis"Jake" of Caryville, FL, Etta of Rantoul, IL, Roderick of Southern California, Sheryl and Valerye, both of Phoenix, AZ, Candace, Sherwood, Debra and Darryl, all of Albuquerque, NM; and siblings, Louis Johnson, Vernon, FL, William Johnson and Bessie Clark both of Caryville, FL. He was preceded in death by two brothers, John Lewis Johnson and Lois Johnson. He also leaves behind 22 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly. T.D., Mr. Johnny, Grand-dad, Papa, Pops, Dea. Johnson, whatever our special name for you was, we will miss you and always love you. Wake service will be Thursday, September 23, 1999, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Hillcrest Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Friday, September 24, 1999, 10:00 a.m., at Macedonia Baptist Church, with Reverend Thomas J. Spikes and Rev. Larry D. Terrell officiating. Interment will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Hillcrest Funeral Home 225 San Mateo NE 265-5959

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