Nathan Johnson

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 18, 2009

Funeral services for Nathan Johnson will be at 10 a.m., Friday, June 19, 2009, in the Humble Baptist
Church of Elizabeth with the Reverends Michael Evans and B. G. Dyess officiating. Committal services will follow in the Willis Flat Cemetery under the guidance of White Oaks Funeral Home, Oakdale.
Mr. Johnson, 88, of Pitkin, entered
eternal rest on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, in the Christus St. Francis Cabrini Hospital. He was born on May 3, 1921, in Glenmora to the union of William Johnson and Rozittie Strother Johnson. He was a retired civil service worker of Fort Polk, former
auxiliary deputy sheriff for Rapides, former security guard for Plainview High School, former Ward 6 Water Association board member, and a former Plainview Volunteer Fire Department member. Mr. Johnson also served his country in World War II for 41
months in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign and others. He was a deacon at Humble Baptist Church for 50 years and also a treasurer and Sunday School teacher.
His wife, Lovie Maricle Johnson; parents, William and Rozittie Johnson; seven
brothers, Melvin, Clayborne, Elzie, Robert, James, McKinley and Vernon; and four sisters, Mattie McDaniel, Ellie Ashworth, Ella Johnson and Ethel Johnson preceded him in death.
He leaves behind his loving family to cherish his memory,
his daughter, Dorothy Lynn Perkins, and husband, Kelly; grandson, Dean Perkins; granddaughter, Kendra Bailey and husband, Charnel; five great grandchildren, Coy Bailey, Cash Bailey, Kaleb Perkins, Jonathan Perkins and Alexis Perkins, along with a
host of family and friends.
Friends may call today in the church from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and on Friday, 8:00 a.m. until time of service.