WILBERT H. JOHNSON, 97, of Detroit, Mich., died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013. Born May 10, 1915, in Marion, Ala., he was a son of the late Albert and Mamie Johnson. He worked for Ford Motor Co., Detroit for 32 years. Surviving are special friend, Ida Williams; children, EL (Joyce) of Detroit, Violet (Don) Johnson and Julia (Billie) Hicks, both of Atlanta, Ga., and David (Mary) Johnson of Fort Wayne; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Lou Mayes of Marion, Ala.; and brother, Albert (Nancy) Johnson Jr. of Marion, Ala. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Bertha Mae Woods, Katie Ruth Bell and Mamie Ree Johnson-White; and brothers, Walter, Sidney, Elbert, Gilbert, Hugh Lee, and Earlee Johnson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Detroit.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2013