Miles D. Johnson

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Funeral service for Miles D. Johnson, 93, will be Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel with the Rev. Bob Miller officiating. Burial will be in Williams Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. Mr. Johnson went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. He is survived by one daughter, Deborah Hughes, of Decatur; four sons, Billy Don (Shelia) Johnson, of Piedmont, Jimmy Dale (Doris) Johnson, of Jacksonville, Danny Ray (Rhonda) Johnson, of Laceys Spring and Dara Joseph (Rebecca) Johnson; 16 grandchildren, Misty Lutley, Chad Johnson, Tara Shadoan, Rebecca Deel, Beverly Jammeh, Melissa Johnson, Micah Johnson, Adam Hughes, John Hughes, Jennifer Sons, Jason Hughes, Heidi Hughes, Kaitlin Johnson, Ethan Johnson, Amber Livengood and Brittany Livengood; 22 great-grandchildren; one sister, Doris Shew, of Jacksonville; one brother, Donald Johnson, of Jacksonville; and nieces and nephews. Mr. Johnson was a native and lifelong resident of Jacksonville. He attend New Outlook Christian Fellowship in Attalla. Mr. Johnson was a WWII US Army veteran where he served his country in the European and Pacific Theater. He was a devoted and caring father and grandfather, who loved his family unconditionally. Mr. Johnson began iron work in 1939. He was a self-employed steel erector for many years, building bridges and many buildings all over the U.S. He leaves enormous shoes to fill and was a role model to everyone. Mr. Johnson was a soldier, farmer, bridge builder, ironworker, lumberjack and a Christian whose love for God was ever present in his life. He never met a stranger. Mr. Johnson was full of laughter and encouragement. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and his legacy will live on in the hearts of his family for generations to come. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by his parents, Macon Joseph and Enzie Lee Green Johnson; his first wife and mother of his children, Mary Jeanette Wright Johnson; his second wife, Fannie Terry Johnson; and his grandson, Jonathan Zenas Johnson. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to a . Online condolences to the family at K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center 322 Nisbet Street, N.W. Jacksonville, AL 36265
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K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory
322 Nisbet Street NW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 17, 2016
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