Cleveland Johnson, 64, of Monticello, FL passed unexpectedly at home on Thursday, January 2, 2014.Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Junious Hill Missionary Baptist Church with military honors burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation is 3-7:30 p.m. Friday at TILLMAN OF MONTICELLO 850-997-5553. A lifelong Jeffersonian, he attended Miles College in Birmingham, AL where he set the school's record in the 200 yard dash.He was a Vietnam-era army veteran with an honorable discharge. Survivors include: his son, Donald Johnson; sister, Willie Mae (Samuel) Francis and brothers, John Clifford "JC", Matthew (Karen) and Alphonso (Ronda) Johnson; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loving friends.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Jan. 9, 2014