OLIVE BRANCH, MS – W.E. Johnson, 88, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Grenada County, MS to Willie Edward and Mattie Robinson Johnson. He was a minister for many years and was a member of Chapel Hill Church of God of Prophecy. He was a retired veteran of the US Air Force serving for 20 years.
Graveside services will be Monday, August 24, 1:30 p.m. at Old Bethel Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Stockdale and Bro. Charlie Summerford officiating. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Johnson; two children-Rick Johnson (Lisa Gay) and Rachel Eben (David); four grandchildren-Erin Driskell (Jonathan), Kelly Page (Keith), Adam Eben and Alexandra Eben; six great-grandchildren-Gavin, Jaxson and Remington Driskell, Karoline, Kinley and Klaira Kate Page and one sister-Eva White.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers and three sisters.
Pallbearers will be Alan Rouse, Phil Robbins, David Eben, Adam Eben, James Harwood and Steve Cleveland.
Visitation will be Monday, August 24, 12-1 at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS.