WHITEVILLE — George Shannon Johnson, age 67, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was born on September 16, 1948 and was preceded in death by his parents, Judge William Leslie Johnson, Bladen County's judge for over 30 years and Alice Morgan Johnson, a high school English teacher for over 30 years.
He is survived by two brothers, William Leslie Johnson, Jr. Esg., Elizabethtown attorney (wife Michelle) and Thomas Morgan Johnson; nephew and nieces William Leslie Johnson III, Esg., Samuel Weston Johnson, Esg., Allen Morgan Johnson, Esg., Kelly Brooke Brisson (husband Garrett), Alecia Johnson Jellicorse (husband Jeremiah), Thomas Morgan Johnson II., and Paul Shannon Johnson (wife Whitney); many great-nephews and -nieces; and a very special caretaker, Tiffany Jackson.
A family graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Eckie Lancaster officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, N.C. 28401 or to Carolina's Home Care, 603 South Canal Street, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.
Online condolences may be offered at www.worthingtonfuneralhome.com.